Screening: Better Angels
Q & A with Producer to follow

David Dreier

Co-Executive Producer, Better Angels

William A. Mundell


Min Zhou (Moderator)

Director, UCLA Asia Pacific Center

April 9, 2019 6:00 PM    Screening

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In advance of UCLA’s 2019 Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference, of which the LA World Affairs Council is an event partner, please join the UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management (CGM) and Professor Min Zhou, Walter and Shirley Wang Endowed Chair in U.S.-China Relations & Communications, and Director of the UCLA Asia Pacific Center for the screening of the film documentary Better Angels, followed by a moderated discussion with William A. Mundell, the film’s producer.

About the Film:

At a time when the world’s two acknowledged superpowers seem to be moving closer towards economic and political conflict, a new feature documentary by two-time Academy Award®–winning director Malcolm Clarke explores how the destiny of both countries became so deeply and inextricably intertwined. Better Angels, produced over five years, shot on four continents, and created with the participation of three U.S. Secretaries of State, captures compelling stories that highlight the global stakes, challenges and opportunities of the world’s most important bilateral relationship.

Film Trailer Here

About the Producers: 

William A. Mundell is an entrepreneur, film producer and political activist. He has served as an adjunct professor at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, and is an honorary professor at Tsinghua University in China. In 2010, he was the executive producer of Gerrymandering, a national documentary which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and focuses on the use of gerrymandering to fix elections and protect incumbents. In 2013, he embarked on a feature documentary movie titled Better Angels about the US-China relationship.

Congressman David Dreier is a descendant of Richard Bland Lee, a congressman from Virginia who served on the first Rules Committee impaneled by the House of Representatives. Elected as one of the youngest members of the United States Congress (1981-2013), David Dreier worked with eight presidents of both political parties to address the challenges of the Sino/US relationship. A leader in the annual MFN debate and China’s accession to the WTO, in a Wall Street Journal oped in 2013 he became the first to advocate China’s entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Light refreshments will be served before the screening in the C Atrium, Entrepreneurs Hall from 5:00 p.m.

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