Let's Talk! Promoting the Success & Well Being of Asian & Asian American Students (Cambridge, MA)june 27, 2017
SADD 2017 National Conference (Tampa, FL)september 12, 2017
Looking for Luke: One Family's Story (Boston, MA)september 15, 2017
Question + Create: A Harvard Alumni Gathering on the Arts (Cambridge, MA)september 28, 2017
SADD Talk Series: Opening Lines of Communication (Facebook Live)September 30, 2017
Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance - DC Chapter (Fairfax, VA)September 30, 2017
Hear Me Out! Open Dialogue on Intergenerational Emotional Wellness (Gaithersburg, MD)October 10, 2017
Looking for Luke at NU (Boston, MA)November 6, 2017
Emory Dark Arts presents Looking for Luke (Atlanta, GA)November 7, 2017
APHA Global Public Health Film Festival (Atlanta, GA)November 13, 2017
"Looking for Luke" at Benjamin Franklin High School (New Orleans, LA)December 1, 2017
Looking for Luke Screening and Q&A (Madison, WI)January 25, 2018
Documentary: Looking for Luke (Benton Chapel, Vanderbilt University)Februrary 14, 2018
Asian Culture Day (Newton, MA)February 25, 2018
Seattle Asian American Film Festival (Seattle, WA)March 6, 2018
Looking for Luke Film Screening & Discussion (Wash U)March 8, 2018
Looking for Luke: Screening at Duke (Durham, NC)April 3, 2018
Looking for Luke Screening/Q&A with Dr. Juliana Chen and Harvard University Health Services (Cambridge, MA)April 5, 2018
Break the Silence: Asian Mental Health Conference at UChicago (Chicago, IL)April 21, 2018
We Share We Listen 我想聽 你說 (Quincy, MA)April 27, 2018
Cornell Veritas Forum Presents Looking for Luke (Ithica, NY)June 5, 2018
2018 Mental Health Film Festival (Columbia, MD)
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Your donation supports our mission of decreasing the stigma of mental illness by helping us bring this film to as many audiences as possible
Director / Writer / Producer
With a background in filming and medicine, Eric makes films that heal. Upon graduating from Harvard Medical School, he decided to pursue filmmaking full-time. Previously, Eric co-founded Jubilee Project and made films that have been seen by millions around the world. Eric is currently writing his first narrative feature film, and working on more projects with The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds.
Follow him on Twitter at @ericilu.
Cinematographer / Editor
Elaine was previously the Chief Operating Officer and producer at Jubilee Project, a production company that makes films to inspire change. While she has made personal films before, “Looking for Luke” is her first extensive film work. Elaine graduated from New York University Stern School of Business, and worked previously in finance.
Follow her on Twitter at @elainecoin.
Dr. Juliana Chen is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital, as well as an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She produced “Looking for Luke” in hopes of reducing stigma, and educating Asian-American families about mental health issues. Dr. Chen received her B.A. from the University of Rochester and her M.D. from Yale University.
executive Producer / Music Composer
Dr. Gene Beresin is executive director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a full professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and senior educator in child and adolescent psychiatry at MGH. He received a B.A. in music from Princeton University, and an M.A. in philosophy along with his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
"Looking for Luke" is produced by The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital, a web-based resource that educates parents and other caregivers about the psychological development and emotional well-being of children, adolescents, and young adults who struggle with behavioral, emotional, and/or learning challenges. The Clay Center utilizes a narrative multimedia approach that delivers high-quality content via multiple formats, including blogs, audio podcasts, online videos, and social media.
According to the American Psychological Association, Asian American college students have higher rates of suicidal thoughts than their counterparts. What’s more, cultural stigma often prevents students who are struggling from seeking help. This problem is compounded by a lack of awareness and open conversations about mental health within the Asian American community.
We hope you will read this letter from Luke’s parents on how they hope sharing their story will make a difference for others. If you would like to support Wendell and Christina Tang in their mission, or donate to their scholarship award in Luke’s name, please visit the Luke Tang Memorial Foundation website to learn more.