2017 Fellow

Yi Chen

Yi_Chen_Sq.jpgYi has been producing stories for television, print, web and radio since 1999 and is an Adjunct Faculty at George Mason University’s Film and Video Studies Department. Her first independent documentary Chinatown looked at the strength and struggles of the contemporary Chinese American community in Washington DC’s Chinatown and won awards at festivals throughout the U.S., Canada, and China.

Fellowship Project: Chinese-Americans For Trump follows several Chinese-American immigrants who have supported the candidacy and now presidency of Donald Trump, reflecting another dimension of how demographic shifts in the U.S. are exposing surprising nuances in the electorate.