Changfu Chang

Documentary Film Director

Changfu Chang is a U.S.-based award-winning filmmaker. Over the past two decades, he has directed and produced a dozen acclaimed documentaries including Love Without Boundaries, Illicit: The Dark Trade, Long Wait For Home, The Invisible Red Thread, The Confucius Village, Ricki’s Promise, and Meet Me On The Bridge. His decade-long film series on international adoption that explores a wide range of issues surrounding Chinese culture, politics, and international transracial adoption, has been screened extensively throughout Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia.

Changfu’s films have been shown on PBS, National Geographic Television, Canadian Television, Japanese Television, German Television, BBC, Chinese Television, as well as in film festivals. Leading media outlets including Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, NBC News, CBS Evening News, NPR, South China Morning Post, Reader’s Digest, and Philadelphia Inquirer have featured his work.

A native of Jiangsu Province, China, Changfu began his career in television in the early 1990s when he started working as a writer and director at a major Chinese television station. Aside from being an independent filmmaker producing human-interest stories with a U.S.-China focus, he has also served as a consultant on several international film projects. Changfu is currently making the film “Silent War: Asian American Reckonings with Mental Health,” supported by WAVES.