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Yu Gu
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Yu Gu is a filmmaker born in Chongqing, China and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She works in both narrative and documentary film using a lyrical approach to explore themes of identity, migration and systemic injustice. Yu’s hybrid documentary A MOTH IN SPRING premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival and was broadcast by HBO. Her first feature documentary, WHO IS ARTHUR CHU? was funded by the Center for Asian-American Media and premiered at the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival. The film will have its theatrical premiere in the fall at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, followed by the Arclight Cinemas in Los Angeles. In collaboration with artist Gu Xiong and Academy Award-winner Mark J. Harris, Yu is directing INTERIOR MIGRATIONS, a multi-platform project documenting the memories of migrant workers in Canada. A 3-channel video in the series is now on view at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Canada. Yu received her MFA in Film Production from the University of Southern California, and a BA from the University of British Columbia in English Literature and Cinematography.

  • Who Is Arthur Chu - Trailer