Spotlight: Patrick Wang

Spotlight: Patrick Wang

Patrick Wang was born in Texas, the son of Taiwanese immigrants. He graduated from MIT with a degree in economics and music and theater arts. He has studied game theory, health policy, and income inequality at the Federal Reserve, the Harvard School for Public Health, and other organizations. He is author of the books The Monologue Plays and Post Script, an interactive book about the making of The Grief of Others.

His first film In the Family was hailed “an indie masterpiece” by Roger Ebert. His second film, The Grief of Others, premiered to critical acclaim at SXSW and Cannes. His latest, A Bread Factory, was called "a major new work by a singular American artist," by The New York Times.
A BREAD FACTORY
A BREAD FACTORY
Hailed as "a major new work by a singular American artist" by The New York Times, the latest feature from filmmaker Patrick Wang (The Grief of Others, In the Family) is a revelation, with remarkable performances from a stellar cast, it's the story of the Bread Factory, a community arts center in a changing small town, told in two parts.
THE GRIEF OF OTHERS
THE GRIEF OF OTHERS
At once literary and gently cinematic, Patrick Wang's (A Bread Factory, In The Family) second feature is based on Leah Hager Cohen’s critically acclaimed novel. After suffering a tragic loss, a family welcomes an unexpected visitor into their lives and find themselves growing more alert to the hurt, humor, warmth, and grief of others.
IN THE FAMILY
IN THE FAMILY
The Independent Spirit Award-nominated debut of acclaimed filmmaker Patrick Wang (A Bread Factory, The Grief of Others), In The Family is a heartfelt story woven around child custody, two-Dad families, loss, interracial relations, the American South, and the nature of what it means to be in a family, all explored with ambitious and rewarding nuance.