Documentary of Tyrus Wong- The pioneering Chinese American painter and Disney legend

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Join TAP-Chicago on Saturday, April 2nd at 8PM for a screening of the documentary Tyrus featured in the Asian American Showcase that shows the life, art and enduring impact of pioneering Chinese American painter and Disney legend, Tyrus Wong.

Born in China in 1910 and brought to the U.S. at the age of nine, Tyrus Wong transcended poverty and prejudice to bloom as a multi-talented artist who left an indelible legacy during Hollywood’s Golden Age. The little-known creator of the visual style for the Disney classic Bambi and a host of Warner Bros. films including Rebel Without A Cause and How The West Was Won is profiled in this documentary rich in Chinese American history and movie-world lore.

Get your discounted ticket at http://tyruswongdocumentary.eventbrite.com/

TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/136882078

More information about the Asian American film festival at http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/asianamerican

Questions? Contact Teresa Ha at teresa.ha@tapchicago.org

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