A Woman Named Canyon Sam

A Woman Named Canyon Sam

“A Woman Named Canyon Sam” is a testament to a woman who passionately committed herself to social change from a young age, chronicling her first coming out as a young Asian American lesbian in the seventies — one of the first “out” Asian American lesbians in North America — to publishing her award-winning 2009 book, Sky Train. With Canyon Sam. Directed by Quentin Lee.

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A Woman Named Canyon Sam
  • A Woman Named Canyon Sam

    Winner of the Panasonic Award for Best Documentary Short at the Asian Film Festival of Dallas, "A Woman Named Canyon Sam" is a testament to a woman who passionately committed herself to social change from a young age, chronicling her first coming out as a young Asian American lesbian in the seven...