Filmmaker Bio

Anna EngSocial documentarian and ethnographer, Anna Eng is a lecturer in Women and Gender Studies at San Francisco State University.  She is a Ph.D. candidate specializing in Asian American/ Ethnic, Women, Gender and LGBTQ Studies. An avid student and scholar of political and social movements, and immigration history, her research explores the history of working class Asian American relations of family, gender and sexuality during the Asian immigration exclusion years. She holds an MA in American Studies and BA’s in Theatre Arts and Computer Science as well as postgraduate work in Cinematography and Film. With an extensive background in theater and film stemming back over 35 years, Ms. Eng credits the successful fruition of this, her first documentary, to the democratizing effects of technological advances that allows independent filmmakers the financial freedom to pursue projects they are passionate about.