Visiting artist | Sandi Tan
The Film/Animation/Video department welcomes film critic, writer and filmmaker Sandi Tan, creator of Shirkers and other work. After attending the University of Kent, Tan wrote as the film critic for The Straits Times from 1995–97 before attending Columbia University's film school and earning an MFA in screenwriting. Her short films Moveable Feast and Gourmet Baby have played at over 100 film festivals worldwide. She was a 2016 Sundance Documentary Film Program Fellow and a 2017 Sundance Creative Producing Fellow. Shirkers was acquired by Netflix as a Netflix Original Documentary and premiered globally on Netflix in fall 2018.
Monday, October 14, 2019 at 7:00pm
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI