Carma Hinton, Film Director and Producer
Director, Producer, and Interviewer Carma Hinton was born in Beijing in 1949, and lived there until she was twenty-one. Chinese is her first language and culture. She is a scholar as well as a filmmaker. She has a Ph.D. in Art History from Harvard University and has taught Chinese language, history, and culture at Wellesley, Swarthmore, and MIT. Morning Sun, has been deeply influenced by Hinton’s personal and first-hand understanding of the politics and history of the period, and her direct witness of and participation in many of the events of the Cultural Revolution, which began when she was sixteen years old.