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The Babushkas of Chernobyl
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directed by Holly Morris, 1965- and Anne Bogart, fl. 1993; produced by Anne Bogart, fl. 1993 and Holly Morris, 1965-, Fork Films, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Hedgebrook and PowderKeg Studios (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 52 mins
The Babushkas of Chernobyl journeys into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone several decades after the world’s worst nuclear disaster in April 1986. The tightly regulated 1000 square mile Dead Zone remains one of the most radioactively contaminated places on Earth complete with military border guards. Surprisingly, a d...
directed by Holly Morris, 1965- and Anne Bogart, fl. 1993; produced by Anne Bogart, fl. 1993 and Holly Morris, 1965-, Fork Films, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Hedgebrook and PowderKeg Studios (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 52 mins
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Building 173
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directed by Peter Eldin, fl. 2002-2009 and Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014; produced by Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2009), 53 mins
Building 173 in downtown Shanghai has witnessed three quarters of a century of the most dramatic upheaval in Chinese history. It is stolen property. It has also been the scene of a murder and a target for thugs. In this intimate doc, its residents tell of how violent changes whirled around the apartment block, see...
directed by Peter Eldin, fl. 2002-2009 and Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014; produced by Charlotte Mikkelborg, fl. 2005-2014 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2009), 53 mins
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Forbidden City, USA
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directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 1989), 57 mins
It was the swinging 30s. The big bands of the 40s. It was San Francisco night life – Baghdad by the Bay. And the crowds were packing the nation’s premiere all-Chinese nightclub, Forbidden City. Like the Cotton Club of Harlem which featured America’s finest African American entertainers, Forbidden City gained...
directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 1989), 57 mins
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Hollywood Chinese
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directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, Center for Asian American Media and DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 2007), 1 hour 31 mins
Bruce Lee and Suzie Wong – mention “Chinese in Hollywood” and it’s all about the exotic.But it’s not.Hollywood Chinese is a captivating revelation on a little-known chapter of cinema: the Chinese in American feature films. From the first Chinese American film produced in 1916, to Ang Lee’s triumphant B...
directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, Center for Asian American Media and DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 2007), 1 hour 31 mins
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Kip Fulbeck: Selected Videos, Vol. 1
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directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour
Known for his fast-paced and hilarious videos exploring Hapa identity and Asian American media portrayal, artist Kip Fulbeck has been featured on CNN, MTV and PBS. A professor of Art at UCSB, he exhibits and performs throughout the world and is the author of several books. Volume 1 includes: Game of Death; A Day...
directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour
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On Strike! Ethnic Studies 1969-1999
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directed by Irum Shiekh, fl. 1999 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 35 mins
Through interviews with past and recent student leaders and faculty juxtaposed with footage of campus demonstrations over the course of a generation, ON STRIKE offers an historical and political overview of what it took to establish and sustain ethnic studies at one of the nation's leading universities.
directed by Irum Shiekh, fl. 1999 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 35 mins
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One Hundred Eggs a Minute
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Asian American Media Mafia (A. W. Chang Productions, 1996), 23 mins
ONE HUNDRED EGGS A MINUTE is an experimental documentary film about the reflections of a second-generation Chinese-American woman who grew up working in her family’s fortune cookie factory in San Francisco from ages 5 to 23. This is a film about one immigrant family’s means of survival, as much as it is a stor...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Asian American Media Mafia (A. W. Chang Productions, 1996), 23 mins
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Salsa in Japan: A Japanese & Latino Mix
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produced by Elizabeth Chamberlin, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 26 mins
This remarkable documentary on multiculturalism explores the growing subculture of salsa dancing in Japan, where salsa dancing and salsa clubs serve as a source of interaction and cultural mingling between native Japanese and Latino immigrants to Japan. Each group has a different way of dancing and different reaso...
produced by Elizabeth Chamberlin, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 26 mins
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Water Wars
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directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013, Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010 and Marieke Oudejans, fl. 2007-2016, Rains and Rivers (Production company) (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 56 mins
The nation of Bangladesh is prey to every threat from water known to man. WATER WARS: When Drought, Flood and Greed Collide tells the story of this land at war with not only rising seas, but devastating floods and droughts -- from India's dams dumping their excess in the wet season and siphoning off river water in...
directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013, Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010 and Marieke Oudejans, fl. 2007-2016, Rains and Rivers (Production company) (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 56 mins
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Cities in China, Xian
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produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 1 hour
This wide-ranging documentary -- from the classic three-part 'Cities in China Series' -- presents a cultural history of the ancient Chinese imperial city, once the greatest capital in the world and the Eastern terminus of the famed Silk Road.Just outside the city lies one of the world's most spectacular archaeolog...
produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 1 hour
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