MDOCS Forum: Laughing With Reality June 6-9
Featuring Keynote presentations by…
Kristina Wong is a performance artist, comedian and writer who has been presented internationally across North America, the UK, Hong Kong and Africa. Most recently, her solo theater show The Wong Street Journal was presented by the US Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria. She’s been a guest on late night shows on Comedy Central and FX and was featured in the New York Times’ Off Color series “highlighting artists of color who use humor to make smart social statements about the sometimes subtle, sometimes obvious ways that race plays out in America today.”
Sam Green is a documentary filmmaker whose most recent projects are “live documentaries” including, A Thousand Thoughts (2018) in collaboration with the Kronos Quartet, which premiered at the Sundance Film festival in 2018 and The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller (2012), in collaboration with Yo La Tengo, which premiered at the Museum of Modern Art as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival. Green’s 2004 film The Weather Underground was nominated for an Academy Award, broadcast nationally on PBS, and included in the Whitney Biennial.