Join us for the Houston premiere and FREE screening of the emotionally inspiring film TYRUS!
6:00-6:30PM - Reception with food/drinks!
6:30-7:45PM - Screening of TYRUS
8:00-8:30PM Artist Panel Discussion with: (Beatrice Chan, Curatorial Assistant Asian Art of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Amy Lin of Lulu Lin and Honey Art Cafe
Please RSVP for tickets at aarp.cvent.com/Tyrus
TYRUS is a feature-length documentary film that tells the unlikely story of 104-year old Chinese American artist Tyrus Wong, and how he overcame poverty and racism to become a celebrated modernist painter, Hollywood sketch artist, and 'Disney Legend' for his groundbreaking work on the classic animated film, Bambi.
Audience Award, 2015 Hawaii Int'l Film Festival
Audience Award, 2015 San Diego Asian Film Festival
Director's Award, 2016 Cinetopia Int'l Film Festival
Special Jury Award, 2016 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival
Best Feature Documentary, 2016 DisOrient Asian American Film Festival
Audience Award, 2016 Newport Beach Film Festival