Introduction by Filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng
Tuesday, September 19
Frédéric Tcheng is a French-born filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. He co-produced and co-edited VALENTINO: THE LAST EMPEROR, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival (and theatrically at Film Forum) and was shortlisted for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards. He is the co-director of the acclaimed documentary DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL, which the New York Times called “dizzily enjoyable.” His award-winning directorial debut DIOR AND I premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and was released by The Orchard (also premiering theatrically at Film Forum). His most recent film HALSTON was executive produced by CNN Films and premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. He has served as a filmmaking mentor for Queer Art, a non-profit arts organization in New York that serves a diverse community of LGBTQ+ artists across generations and disciplines. He studied engineering in France and is a graduate of the film program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.