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BERKELEY– Screening of BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY at UC Berkeley
November 7, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pmFree
BERKELEY– Come join us for a reception, film screening of BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY, and panel on the incarceration system and how its policies intersect with urban planning, public health, and education.
UPDATED Details: Ben Wang, the filmmaker, Eddy Zheng, the protagonist, Harrison Suega, APSC’s Director of Reentry, and Roger Chung, APSC’s Volunteer Professor will be on the panel following the screening!
Wurster Hall 112
UC Berkeley (Near the corner of Bancroft and College Avenue), Berkeley, CA 94720
Reception: 5:30 – 6pm
Screening: 6 – 7pm
Panel: 7 – 8pm
Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in California prisons and jails. Ben Wang’s BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY paints an intimate portrait of Eddy—the prisoner, the immigrant, the son, the activist—on his journey to freedom, rehabilitation and redemption.
This event is funded by the College of Environmental Design’s Diversity Platforms Initiative, with additional support from the Borders and Bodies Collective, and the School of Public Health’s Diversity, Inclusion, Community, Equity organization.
BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY was supported by California Humanities through a California Documentary Project Grant.