‘The Farewell’ writer and director Lulu Wang: “The movie is about exploring the world from perspectives that you may not have considered”

Justin Kaufmann

“The Farewell” writer and director Lulu Wang with Justin Kaufmann

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Filmmaker Lulu Wang joins Justin on Extension 720 to discuss her new movie, “The Farewell.” Lulu talks about why she decided to make this film, the way she was able to get the film made, the challenge of making a movie from a story that is so personal, how the people in her family reacted to the film and the way a specific story can be a universal story.

This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.




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