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Ellen Chen

Ellen Chen

BA in Pharmacy, Zhejiang University

Experience: Created a short film

Areas of Interest: TV/film, Visual arts, Theatre, Photography, Video/digital media, Arts/music festivals

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Science fiction film producer

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? My passion for film, Northwestern, and Chicago.

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Paprika by Satoshi Kon

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? TheChicago Cultural Center

If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? Pan Hong. She is my favorite actress and she has witnessed Chinese film from zero to now.

If you had to describe yourself in three words they would be … Creative, passionate, brave

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Iceland

What thought or message would you put in a fortune cookie? Enjoy your life!

If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? Feminists and LGBTQ movement

Where are you from? Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China