Christine Peng is a filmmaker and educator committed to foregrounding urgent and untold stories. For the past twelve years, she has been producing films and collaborating with organizations on issues of immigration, hate crimes, educational justice, and local and global displacement. Her recent film FROM FOUR DIRECTIONS explores the intersections of personal and national narratives in the Taiwanese diaspora, and was supported by the Ford Foundation through the Future Aesthetics Artist Re-grant (FAAR) program. She also recently worked with Movement for Justice in El Barrio to produce ATENCO VIVE, a full-length documentary that was part of an international campaign that contributed to the release of political prisoners in Mexico, and with Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice to produce BREAKING THE PIPELINE, a documentary used in a citywide campaign to promote restorative justice as an alternative to zero tolerance policies.
She’s currently working on a feature documentary that looks at the history of racial violence in relation to the dynamics of immigration and urban planning in New York City. She is also on the Board for CAAAV: ORGANIZING ASIAN COMMUNITIES.