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Visiting Associate Professor
Nancy Tong has been producing documentaries for 30 years. She began her career as a news reporter in Hong Kong with HK-TVB. She moved to New York City in 1981 and worked as an independent film producer.
Among her dozens of projects were Who Killed Vincent Chin? which was nominated in 1989 for an Academy Award; In the Name of the Emperor, which was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the San Francisco International Film Festival in 1995; and Cancer: From Evolution to Revolution, which won a George Foster Peabody Award in 2000.
From 1999 – 2007, Tong taught documentary production at The School of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong. Her current projects include teaching media production to Muslim women in China, Pakistan, and Indonesia; ten short documentaries for the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City; and a documentary on a reconstruction project in the Forbidden City of Beijing for The China Heritage Fund.