The Filmmakers

on May 21 by


Author/Writer CYNTHIA CHIN-LEE is an award winning children’s book author, accomplished speaker and workshop leader. Her easy rapport and ability to add humor to her presentations makes her a compelling speaker for all ages.

Author of Operation Marriage, a picture book about the difficulties two children encounter because both of their parents are women, Cynthia is an advocate for civil rights and anti-discriminatory legislation. Along with her publisher, Reach and Teach, she is changing the world one story at a time.

Find Cynthia’s books at your local independent bookseller or on Amazon.




Director/Producer QUENTIN LEE is the director of several feature films such as White Frog, The People I’ve Slept With, Ethan Mao, Drift and Shopping for Fangs. He is also the producer of the features Chink and Big Gay Love. He is currently in preparation for his upcoming feature The English Major.



Producer ALAN READE runs an educational media and film-production company called Text Engine Productions and is a founding member of tommy+alan photography. He wrote and performed, in collaboration with various musicians, singers, dancers, and collaborators, a number of multimedia performance pieces from 1988 through 2005 and acted in two independent films by Antero Alli in 2003 and 2007. Alan is also an associate producer of Big Gay Love.




Director of Photography LEN BORRUSO is a seasoned cinematographer. He shot Ringo Le’s feature Big Gay Love to be released by TLA this year. He has also shot several short films including Quentin Lee’s Secrets and Toys, which won both the Jury and Audience Award for Best Short Film at the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

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