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Cleo Leung

Cleo Leung

Documentary Film and Video

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Grassy Narrows

16mm color film

JUNE, 1998
VIDEO DURATION: 13:35 MIN.
Grassy Narrows Ojibwy is a Native American Reservation that has faced social and economic hardship for years. This is the story of these hardships and how the residents deal with them. From mercury contamination in the reservation's water and fish supply, to the challenges of supporting an educational system, the film shows the trials that the community continually faces--and their resolve to overcome them.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

NextFrame, UFVA's Touring Festival of International Student Film & Video, 1998

Land Fishing

16mm color film

JUNE, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 5:45 MIN.

Some folks do it as a hobby while others do it to make money... Land Fishing tells the story of people who use metal detectors to search for hidden objects. It includes scenes from a shop that sells the devices as well of a club whose members hunt for objects together. Ready, set, hunt!


Ask Again Later

video

MARCH, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 7:13 MIN.

A Hong Kongnese-American filmmaker contemplates her relationship to Hong Kong in light of the city's immanent handover back to the People's Republic of China. How will the city change under the hands of the Beijing government? In addition to the filmmaker's point of view, the film features interviews with other Hong Kongnese-Americans. Should the filmmaker and others like her be worried about the ramifications of the handover?


pdq

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 1996
VIDEO DURATION: 3:56 MIN.

pdq deals with the topic of dyslexia from the point of view of a child and an adult man. By focusing on these two characters, the film allows us to see the differences in the way young people and older people experience this condition.