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Janet Chen

Building History 3.0 Project + UCLA Center for EthnoCommunications
Project Producer + Assistant Director
Janet Chen’s work fosters community engagement and supports underrepresented and marginalized communities. She is a filmmaker, organizer and educator. She has worked for UCLA, UCI, Visual Communications and Outfest. Janet is currently the assistant director for the Center for EthnoCommunications in Asian American Studies at UCLA where she co-teaches social documentary courses with professor and filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña and leads film and multi-media projects, including Building History 3.0 and the Collective Memories Oral Histories project. She is also a core member for A-Doc (Asian American Documentary Network). Janet is currently completing a short documentary about Phoenix Bakery in Chinatown, Los Angeles.