is a multi-award winning feature documentary film about the life, art, and enduring impact of pioneering Chinese American painter and Disney Legend© Tyrus Wong. The film premiered at the 42nd Telluride Film Festival, had its national broadcast during the Emmy-nominated 2017 season of PBS American Masters, and is currently streaming on Amazon. It has garnered ten awards and continues to inspire audiences everywhere.


Cinetopia: Best Director in Feature Documentary 

Newport Beach Film Festival: Audience Choice Award 

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival: Special Jury Award 

San Diego Asian Film Festival: Audience Choice Award

Garden State Film Festival: Legendary Film Pioneer Award 

Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival: Best Feature Documentary

Prescott Film Festival: Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary Feature



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THANK YOU to everyone who helped make TYRUS such a huge success! Our goal is to now bring TYRUS to theaters internationally. Please become part of our growing community and consider making a tax-deductible DONATION to help us cover the costs of international distribution. Thank you!

AAPI Resources


Due to the increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans and the strong belief in the importance of creating our own narratives and empowering AAPI communities, we are providing the following resources guides.



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