THE QUEEN FROM VIRGINIA: THE JACKIE BONG WRIGHT STORY
Directed by David Ngo
2005, 90 min, Color, Video, USA
In this documentary, the inner workings of the Ms. Senior America pageant are revealed as Jackie Bong Wright, a former refugee from Vietnam, competes as the official representative from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Not only does this film reveal the amazing poise and grace of the women participating in this unique beauty contest, but it also recounts the strength of a woman who has overcome so much to be a respected member of the community in her adopted homeland.
Jackie Bong Wright, Filmmakers in Attendance
Preceded by reception at Arlington Arts Center
Official Website: http://www.apafilm.org/2006/program_details.php?id=4
Added by oliver on September 27, 2006