From La Crosse Public Library:
Neng Now is a Hmong musician, filmmaker, artist, author, world-traveler, and scientist. He was born in Chiang Kham Refugee Camp in Thailand and grew up in Wisconsin.
In December of 2017, he quit his day job to travel around the world, creating captivating art with the help of storytelling, visual content, and social media.
In 2020, he was awarded a Fulbright Research Grant in Linguistics to Study the Hmong musical languages of Laos. Join us for a documentary screening of Neng's film "Among Mountains" on August 11th!
Among Mountains features the lives and storiews of the Hmong people of Lao. Introduced by Neng Now with post-discussion.
A collaboration of HMOOB Cultural & Community Agency, McIntosh Memorial Library, and La Crosse Public Library. Funded in part by a grant from Wisconsin Humanities, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Funding also provided by the WiLS Ideas To Action Fund.