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The docuseries premieres June 29-30 2020 on POV as part of PBS’ Female Trailblazers programming pillar, celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage. Click here to learn more.

Community Partners: Asian CineVision/Asian American International Film Festival, Asian American Documentary Network, Austin Asian American Film Festival, Boston Asian American Film Festival, OCA-Greater Houston/HAAPIFest, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, Pacific Arts Movement/San Diego Asian Film Festival, Tuesday Night Project, Vancouver Asian Film Festival

This program is in partnership with the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the Luskin Summit. Click here for more information.

Join us for a special panel discussion about AND SHE COULD BE NEXT as we chat with filmmakers Grace Lee, Marjan Safinia, and Juli Vizza about the making of this landmark POV docuseries. The conversation, moderated by Kristina Wong, will also feature film subjects Bushra Amiwala and Stephanie Cho.


Kristina Wong (Host)

Kristina Wong is a performance artist, comedian, writer and elected representative who has been presented internationally across North America, the UK, Hong Kong and Africa. Her newest performance project is “Kristina Wong for Public Office”– a simultaneous real life stint in Public Office and show. In her most blurry performance piece yet, Kristina currently serves as the elected representative of Wilshire Center Koreatown Sub-district 5 Neighborhood Council.

Grace Lee

Grace Lee directed and produced the Peabody Award-winning AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS about the legendary civil rights activist. She recently directed and produced two episodes of PBS’ five-part series ASIAN AMERICANS which broadcasts nationally this year.

Marjan Safinia

Marjan Safinia is an Iranian documentary filmmaker whose films examine identity, community and social justice. Until 2018, Marjan was the longest-serving President of the Board of Directors of the International Documentary Association (and the only woman of color to lead this organization since it was founded in 1982). She is a regular juror, programmer, speaker and connector of all things documentary.

Juli Vizza

Juli Vizza is an Emmy award-winning editor with two decades of experience in both fiction and non-fiction filmmaking. Their films have premiered at the world’s top film festivals, including Sundance, Berlin, and Tribeca and have aired on PBS, Showtime, and The History Channel.

Bushra Amiwala

Bushra Amiwala, a Pakistani American college student from Skokie, Illinois, is the youngest Muslim elected official in the United States, serving on the Skokie School Board of Education. A true changemaker, Bushra was inspired to run for office to serve as a voice for her underrepresented community and generation.

Stephanie Cho

Stephanie Cho is the Executive Director for Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta. She brings over 20 years of experience in labor and community organizing, strategy planning, and fundraising at the local and national level.