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Mayor Ed Lee

Directed by Rick Quan

From being born the fourth child of an immigrant family to the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco, Ed Lee’s life and untimely death is told by the people whose lives he touched the most. Mayor Ed Lee, recounts the late mayor’s origins as a local community activist and his meteoric rise in city politics. His lighthearted but firm demeanor won him many supporters, while his reputation for “getting things done” bolstered his status among the political elite. Although his death signaled the end of an era, it also left a lasting legacy in which politicians can be held to a higher standard.

Dates & Times


Asian Arts Initiative

Sun, Nov 17
4:35 pm