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Yung Chang is a Canadian filmmaker based in Montreal. He has a degree in film production from Montreal's Concordia University and has studied the Meisner technique at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse. He has lived and worked in the United States and traveled extensively throughout China.

Yung Chang, made his feature documentary, "Up The Yangtze" in 2007. The film used China's highly contested Three Gorges Dam as a dramatic backdrop for a moving and richly detailed narrative of a peasant family negotiating unprecedented historic changes. "Up The Yangtze" played at numerous festivals, including Sundance, and was one of the top-grossing documentary box office releases in 2008. "China Heavyweight" is Chang's sophomore film. "The Fruit Hunters", a feature documentary about nature, commerce and obsession in the fruit underworld is his first feature documentary outside of China. He is also writing "Eggplant", his first feature film, about a Chinese wedding photographer.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Eye Steel Film [ca]

Trivia (1)

Was on a talk-show with Werner Herzog at the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam.

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