Asian American Distinguished Speaker Series: “Bad Axe” Film Screening with Director David Siev


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (View on map )

David Siev, film director is the 2024 Asian American Distinguished Speaker. Join us on March 24 at 2 p.m.

Filmmaker David Siev, whose Michigan-based documentary "Bad Axe" was shortlisted for a 2022 Academy Award, will screen his film and deliver the keynote lecture for the Asian American Distinguished Speaker SeriesJennifer Huynh, assistant professor of American Studies, will moderate the event. A reception will follow, featuring food by Rachel’s of Bad Axe, the Siev family’s restaurant.

Jennifer Huynh, assistant professor of American studies and a Liu Institute faculty fellow, will moderate.

This event is sponsored by the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, Department of American Studies, and DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.


This is a free but ticketed event. Tickets will only be distributed one hour prior to the performance. For additional information, please contact the ticket office at 574-631-2800.

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