Anita Wen-Shin Chang is an independent filmmaker whose award-winning works have screened and broadcast nationally and internationally. Her works include:
"Years and 6500 Miles Between" (2005), "An elegy to our small selves" (2002), "Imagining Place" (1999), "Mommy, What's Wrong?" (1997), "One Hundred Eggs a Minute" (1996), "Video Letter to the President" (1996), and "Spofford Alley" (1994).
She has completed artist residencies in Nepal, Headlands Center for the Arts, and Taipei Artist Village. Her films are politically motivated, but always, aesthetically based. In pushing the boundaries of the moving image medium, she is always discovering ways to experiment with content and form, inspiring an active viewing experience.
Chang guest lectures, curates and writes on film. She taught in the fields of film production, documentary and world cinema studies at San Francisco State University and San Francisco Art Institute, and was a Fulbright scholar at the National Taiwan University of Arts in 2004-05. She currently teaches in the Department of Language and Communication of Indigenous Peoples at National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan. (08/07)
She Wants to Talk to You
A film by Anita Chang, 2001, 27 min., Color
In October 1999 filmmaker Anita Chang befriended three 13-year-old girls – Monika Rasali, Sushma Sada and Vinita Shrestha – while living in Kathmandu,...