The documentary aka MR. CHOW details the vibrant and varied life of Michael Chow. Born Zhou Yinghua, he triumphed over trauma, loss, and prejudice through acting and art before crafting a new identity as restaurateur Mr. Chow. After decades as a successful businessman and celebrated host to artists, actors, musicians, designers, and models, Mr. Chow has turned to painting and once again redefined himself — this time, as the artist M.
HBO Documentary Films presents aka MR. CHOW, a Pulse Films Production. Directed by Nick Hooker; produced by Diane Quon; edited and written by Jean Tsien; executive produced by Graydon Carter, Annabelle Dunne, and Jean Tsien. For Pulse Films: executive producers, Marisa Clifford and Miranda Soto. For HBO: executive producers, Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller, and Sara Rodriguez.