Filmmaker Steven Dunning to Discuss ?Now Chinatown?


Filmmaker Steven Dunning to Discuss ?Now Chinatown?
Independent filmmaker Steven Dunning will discuss his feature film, ?Now Chinatown,? on Tuesday, May 4, at 3 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center?s Ursa Major Suite.

Independent filmmaker Steven Dunning ? an accomplished producer, writer, director and actor ? will be on campus to discuss his feature film, ?Now Chinatown,? on Tuesday, May 4, at 3 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center?s Ursa Major Suite. The event is sponsored by Associated Students Inc. Bronco Events & Activities Team (BEAT) and International Business & Marketing professor James Swartz.

Released in 2002, Dunning?s film depicts the story of a young girl who is sent to America to work to support her family in China. In grappling with her Chinese traditions, she struggles to become independent and make a difference as an immigrant.

The film has received rave reviews by major media outlets such as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the Los Angeles Times. ?Now Chinatown? has garnered a number of awards including Best Picture by the Long Island International Film Expo and Grand Jury Prize at the New York Independent Film Festival.

A native of Pennsylvania, Dunning has worked with large Hollywood production companies and television networks for more than a decade. His career has skyrocketed with the release of ?Now Chinatown.?

Dunning?s discussion will cover topics ranging from the production of films to the marketing of movies. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Preceding the discussion, there will be a free showing of ?Now Chinatown? on Monday, May 3, at 3 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center?s Ursa Major Suite.

For more information on ?Now Chinatown,? visit www.nowchinatown.com. For more information about the event, contact ASI Public Relations at (909) 869-2158.