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Nang by Nang

Nang by Nang

Nang is a true survivor at 93. She was born in a rural village in Moruga, Trinidad in 1920s to Chinese/French/ African and Amerindian parents. She has had many roles – dancer, model, singer, maid, nurse and even cinema operator. Director Richard Fung lovingly documents his second cousin as she retraces her steps to the many highlights and heartbreaks of her life along her journey from Port of Spain to Caracas to New York and New Mexico.


Nang by Nang


Richard Fung

Year of Release:



Canada/Trinidad and Tobago



Type / Genre:

Documentary Short


40 minutes




Fri 21 Sep 2018, 3.30pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 8 q+a

Fri 21 Sep 2018, 2.30pm, The University of the West Indies

Sun 23 Sep 2018, 1.00pm, MovieTowne, San'Do - Screen 4

Mon 24 Sep 2018, 3.30pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 8

T+T Premiere

About the Director(s):

Richard Fung

Richard Fung

Richard Fung is an award-winning artist and writer, born in Trinidad and based in Toronto. His single-channel and installation works, which include My Mother’s Place (1990), Sea in the Blood (2000), Dal Puri Diaspora (2012) and Re:Orientations (2016), have been widely screened and collected internationally, and have been broadcast in Canada, the United States and Trinidad and Tobago. A Professor in the Faculty of Art at OCAD University, his lifetime achievement honours include the 2000 Bell Canada Award, the 2001 Toronto Arts Award for Media Art, and the 2015 Kessler Award from the City University of New York.

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