Tough Love

PBS Premiere: July 6, 2015Check the broadcast schedule »

Filmmaker Bio

Stephanie Wang-BrealStephanie Wang-Breal (Director/Producer) has been producing and directing films and commercials for the past 11 years. She directed the award-winning documentary Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy, which had its national broadcast premiere on POV in 2010. The film was nominated for an Emmy and won the best U.S. feature award at the AFI-Discovery Channel Silverdocs Documentary Festival and best documentary feature at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, as well as a 2011 CINE award. Wang-Breal received the Emerging Director Award at the Asian American International Film Festival for the film. Wang-Breal's second feature-length documentary, Tough Love, premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in April 2014. Wang-Breal has also directed pieces for Tiffany & Co., Apple, Goldman Sachs, UNICEF, CNN, MTV and most recently an episodic series for Nickelodeon. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. with her husband, 6-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter.