The Donut King, Ted's story is one of fate, love, survival, hard knocks, and redemption. It's the rags to riches story of a refugee escaping Cambodia, arriving in America in 1975 and building an unlikely multi-million dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry, the donut.
Ted sponsored hundreds of visas for incoming refugees and helped them get on their feet teaching them the ways of the donut business. By 1979 he was living the American Dream. But, in life, great rise can come with great falls.
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Alice began her career as a Director of Photography, working with renowned directors Werner Herzog, Stacy Peralta, and Rory Kennedy. THE DONUT KING is her feature-length directorial debut, premiering at SXSW 2020. Alice is following up her directorial debut by helming a whistle-blower documentary currently in pre-production with Logan Industry and slated to begin production in April 2020 as well as her episodic directorial debut set to be announced later this year.
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Lauren Kelcher Stevenson