Tung, Larry
 

Tung, Larry

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Performing and Fine Arts

Phone: 718-262-2248
Office Location: AC-1B09
LTung@york.cuny.edu
http://www.larrytung.com

Office Hours  
Monday  11am -1pm 

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
MS  Columbia University  Journalism  2012 
MFA  Brooklyn College/CUNY  Television Production  2002 
BBA  Ming Chuan University  Design  1996 
Larry Tung is an award-winning documentary filmmaker in New York. He is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Performing and Fine Arts at York College and teaches courses in speech and communications technology. Prior to York, he taught media courses at Kean University in New Jersey for 11 years. A native of Taiwan, he holds an M.F.A. in TV Production from Brooklyn College and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University. Tung’s films focus on social justice and have been featured in more than 50 film festivals around the world. His 2017 film, Children of Drum, screened at the 2018 South African International Film Festival. His latest film, A Big Fat Same-Sex Taiwanese Wedding Banquet, premiered at Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and screened in Australia, Italy, Switzerland, Mexico, Turkey and India.

Areas of Expertise

Video production
Documentary filmmaking
Journalism

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Tung L.. "Commodifying Culture and Identify: New York City Chinatown and Tourism." International Journal of New Directions in Humanities. 2 2010: .

Tung L.. "Rural and Urban Dynamics in Taiwan New Wave Cinema - A Comparative Study of Films by Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edward Yang." Intercultural Communication Studies. 2008: .

Tung L.. "How is Digital Video Recorder (DVR) Changing the Way We Watch Television." International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society. 2007: .

Tung L.. "Images of Asian and Asian-Americans on American Television." Intercultural Communication Studies. 2006: .

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 03/2020: PRIDE Queer Film Festival (Perth).

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 02/2020: Mardi Gras Film Festival (Sydney).

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 02/2020: Seattle Asian American Film Festiva.

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 01/2020: Pink Life Queerfest (Turkey).

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 12/2019: OMOVIES Film Festival (Italy).

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 10/2019: Everybody's Perfect: Geneva International Queer Film Festival.

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 10/2019: Florence Queer Film Festival.

" A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet " 09/2019: Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

" Double Dads and One Queer " 12/2019: OMOVIES Film Festival (Italy).

" Double Dads and One Queer Teen " 10/2019: Durban Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

" Double Dads and One Queer Teen " 10/2019: Florence Queer Film Festiva.

" Double Dads and One Queer Teen " 10/2019: Q Cinema -Fort Worth Int'l LGBT Film Festival.

" Double Dads and One Queer Teen " 09/2019: Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

" Double Dads and One Queer Teen " 8/2019: Real Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 06/2019: Kashish Mumbai Queer Int'l Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 05/2019: Out & Loud Pune International Queer Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 04/2019: i.P.A.S. Film Festival (Greece).

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 02/2019: Seattle Asian American Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 12/2018: Queer Kampala International Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 11/2018: Seoul Pride Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 09/2018: Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 09/2018: Out on Film- Atlanta LGBT Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 09/2018: Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 08/2018: Respect Belfast Human Rights Film Festival.

" Taiwan! Let’s Get Married! " 06/2018: Abhimani Queer Film Festival Sri Lanka.

" Children of Drum " 08/2018: Respect Belfast Human Rights Film Festival.

" Children of Drum " 07/2018: Zanzibar International Film Festival.

" Children of Drum " 02/2018-05/2018: African World Documentary Film Festival.

" Children of Drum " 04/2018: Afrika Film Festival, Belgium.

" Children of Drum " 03/2018: RapidLion-The South African International Film Festival.

" Children of Drum " 11/2017: New York African Diaspora International Film Festival.

" Honoring the Legacy " 09/2017: Krafta Doc International Art Making Film Festival.

" Honoring the Legacy " 05/2017: World Arts Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 05/2017: Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 04/2017: DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon.

" Coming Full Circle " 02/2017: Seattle Asian American Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 10/2016: Collected Voices Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 10/2016: Gender Reel Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 07/2016: New York State International Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 07/2016: Asian American International Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 05/2016: Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 04/2016: Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival.

" Coming Full Circle " 04/2016: New Jersey LGBT Film and Digital Media Festival.

" From Leonard to Leona " 11/2015: OutReels Film Festival.

" From Leonard to Leona " 10/2015: NYC Independent Film Festival.

" From Leonard to Leona " 09/2015: Q! Film Festival, Indonesia.

" From Leonard to Leona " 06/2015: Art All Night Film Festival.

" From Leonard to Leona " 04/2015: Boston LGBT Film Festival.

" From Leonard to Leona " 04/2015: Imperfectu Film and Gender Studies International Festival.

" From Leonard to Leona " 09/2013: Gender Reel Film Festival.

" Art Cart: Saving the Legacy " 11/2015: Cape May Film Festival.

" Art Cart: Saving the Legacy " 06/2015: Albania International Documentary Film Festival.

" Art Cart: Saving the Legacy " 08/2014: Woodstock Museum Film Festival.

" Two Moms, Two Dads: LGBT Parenting in the Sin City " 10/2014: Q Cinema: Fort Worth Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival.

" Two Moms, Two Dads: LGBT Parenting in the Sin City " 10/2014: Serile Filmului Gay International Film Festival.

" Two Moms, Two Dads: LGBT Parenting in the Sin City " 02/2014: Reel It Out Queer Film Festival.

" Proud Shanghai " 11/2011: Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival.

" Proud Shanghai " 05/2011: Boston LGBT Film Festival.

" Welcome to My Queer Bookstore " 04/2010: Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

" Welcome to My Queer Bookstore " 04/2010: London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

" Welcome to My Queer Bookstore " 10/2009: CMJ Film Festival.

" Welcome to My Queer Bookstore " 10/2009: San Diego Asian Film Festival.

" Welcome to My Queer Bookstore " 09/2009: Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

" Welcome to My Queer Bookstore " 08/2009: Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

" Welcome to My Queer Bookstore " 06/2009: San Francisco Int’l LGBT Film Festival.

" Arts and the City " 04/2009: Jersey Shore Film Festival.

" Arts and the City " 11/2008: Cape May NJ State Film Festival.

" Envisioning Justice " 08/2010: London Transgender Film Festival.

" Envisioning Justice " 08/2008: Rhode Island International Film Festival.

" Envisioning Justice " 06/2008: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.

" Envisioning Justice " 06/2008: New Fest.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Best Director, 9 Film Fest: 05/2019.

Best Documentary, Ithaca Pan Asian American Film Festival: 04/2016.

NYC Campaign Coverage Fellowship, The Center for NYC Affairs: 2010.

Faculty Seminar Fellowship, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: 2008.

Vanderbilt University Media Fellowship: 2008.

Faculty Fellowship, National Association for Television Programming Executives: 2007.

Faculty Industry Seminar Fellowship, Int’l Television and Radio Society: 2006.

Best Documentary, “Daughters From China”, Honolulu International Festival: 2005.

Grants-In-Aid

New York City Council, LGBTQ+ History Project. 2019-2020: $12,000.

PSC-CUNY Cycle 50, Silent No More: Asian Americans in NY Politics. 2019-2020: $3,500.

New York City Council, LGBTQ+ Symposium. 2019-2018: $15,000.

PSC-CUNY Cycle 48, Double Dads and One Queer Teen. 2017-2018: $3,500.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Guest speaker, Asian American Queerness class, Hunter College: 02/2020.

Speaker, Asian American/Asian Research Institute/CUNY: 12/2019.

Reviewer, Online Journalism Award, Online News Association: 2019.