Writings about Helen

Pitching Woo: Interview with by Pam Grady

Helen Lee by Fiona MacDonald, Playback Magazine, June 25, 2001

"Challenging the establishment, local independent films blossom" by Sohn Tae-soo, The Korea Herald, Friday, June 14 1996.

Helen Lee, Kino, April 1996

Helen Lee, Magazine X, 1996

Helen Lee, Popcorn, Korea, 1996.

Helen Lee, Roadshow, Seoul, December 1995.

Helen Lee, The Korea Times, September 8, 1995.

Helen Lee, The Korea Times, June 19, 1995.

Helen Lee, The Korea Times, June 13, 1995.

Helen Lee Interview, Screen, 1995

Helen Lee, In Seoul Magazine, 1995

Ten Years of Dreams About Art by Laura U. Marks

Indie, City Entertainment

"Representing Ourselves: Films and Videos by Asian American/Canadian Women,” by Marina Heung, Feminism, Multiculturalism and the Media

"Die Sichtbarmachung des Kolonialen Diskurses: Das Stereotyp und der Weibliche Korper in Sally’s Beauty Spot,” Robin Curtis, Frauen und Film, No. 54/55, 1995.

"In Search of Asian American Cinema,” Peter Feng, Cineaste, Vol. XXI Nos. 1-02, Spring 1995.

”Seeing Yellow: Asian Identities in Film and Video,” Richard Fung, The State of Asian America, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, ed. Boston: South End Press, 1993.
“Sexual Hybrids: from Oriental Exotic to Postcolonial Grotesque,” Laura U. Marks, Parachute, Issue 70, April –June 1993.

"Culture Clash: Asian American Independents on the Edge,” Gita Reddy, A Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 2.

“My Niagara Debuts,” James Park, The Korea Times, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 7+9, 92.

“Interview with Helen Lee,” Francesa Duran, LIFT Newsletter, Oct. 1992.

"Looking for Chan: Mapping Identity in Asian American Cinema,” Ira Sachs, Off-Hollywood Report, Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 1992.

"Challenging the Asian Illusion,” Richard Fung, FUSE, Winter 91.

"The Hybrid State Films,” Lawrence Chua, NYQ, Nov. 10, 1991.

“Sally’s Beauty Spot: Interview,” Anne Jew, Discorder, Vancouver, July 1991.

”Yellow Peril Reconsidered,” Paul Wong, Video Guide, Vol. 11, No. 1, Issue 50, Spring 1991.

"Coloring Outside the Lines,” Darrell Moore, Afterimage, Vol. 19, No. 9, April 1991.

”Desire and Dissolution,” Laura U. Marks, Afterimage, Vol. 19, No. 9, April 1991.

Writings by Helen

Sex Acts: Two Meditations on Race and Sexuality, Celine Parreñas Shimizu & Helen Lee, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Vol. 30, 2004.

Dirty Dozen: Playing 12 Questions with Richard Fung from Like Mangoes in July: the Work of Richard Fung. Co-edited by Kerri Sakamoto. Toronto: Insomniac Press/Images Festival, 2002.

”A Peculiar Sensation: A Personal Genealogy of Korean American Women’s Cinema,” Dangerous Women: Korean Women and Nationalism, Elaine Kim and Chungmoo Choi, eds. New York: Routledge, 1997 (also excerpted in Cineaste, Spring 97, and reprinted in Screening Asian Americans, edited by Peter X. Feng (New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2002).

Guest Editor, co-edited with Cameron Bailey, Take One, Special issue on Race and Canadian Cinema, ol. 5, Summer 1994.

Anticipation, Helen Lee in conversation with Midi Onodera

“Notes from the Indie Circuit: Sampling Independent Films at the 1993 Toronto Festival of Festivals,” FUSE, Vol. XVII No. 2, Winter 93/94.

“Breaking Out: Tama Ba?! Tama Na! Enough is Enough,” Fireweed, Fall 1993, No. 41.

Book Review, When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics, by Trinh T. Minh-ha, Literary Research, No. 19, Spring 1993.

Book Review, Moving the Image: Independent Asian Pacific American Media Arts, FUSE, Vol. 16.1, Fall 92.

”Finding the Audience,” co-written with Michael Zyrd, Independent Eye, Vol. 12, No. 2, Winter 1991.

“North of the Border: Filmmaking by Asian Canadians,” Asian CineVue, Dec. 1990.

”Subject to Change: Recent Works by Women of Color,” The Independent, Vol. 13, No. 6, July 1990.

"Independent Documentary in India: an interview with Manjira Datta,” Fireweed, Issue 30, Feb. 1990.

"Canadian Crosscurrents: The Images 1989 Festival, The Independent, Vol 12, May 1989.

Safe Sexual Imagery: Images 1988, Cinema Canada, July/August 1988.

"The Fantastic Reality of Twins: On Location, Dead Ringers,” Cinema Canada, April 1988.