TYRUS Houston Premiere

  • Tue, November 29, 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, Texas 77004

Join us for the Houston premiere and FREE screening of the emotionally inspiring film TYRUS! 


6:00-6:30PM - Reception with food/drinks!

6:30-7:45PM - Screening of TYRUS

8:00-8:30PM Artist Panel Discussion with: (Beatrice Chan, Curatorial Assistant Asian Art of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Amy Lin of Lulu Lin and Honey Art Cafe


Please RSVP for tickets at aarp.cvent.com/Tyrus


Synopsis: 

TYRUS is a feature-length documentary film that tells the unlikely story of 104-year old Chinese American artist Tyrus Wong, and how he overcame poverty and racism to become a celebrated modernist painter, Hollywood sketch artist, and 'Disney Legend' for his groundbreaking work on the classic animated film, Bambi.


Awards:

Audience Award, 2015 Hawaii Int'l Film Festival

Audience Award, 2015 San Diego Asian Film Festival

Director's Award, 2016 Cinetopia Int'l Film Festival

Special Jury Award, 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

Best Feature Documentary, 2016 DisOrient Asian American Film Festival 

Audience Award, 2016 Newport Beach Film Festival


Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTpq1iy0phM



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