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62 Years and 6500 Miles Between
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
Amidst the political upheavals of a nation and the world, the filmmaker navigates cultural, geographical and linguistic distances in search of wisdom and hope from her 100 year-old Taiwanese activist grandmother (Ama). Artist Statement. 62 YEARS AND 6,500 MILES BETWEEN explores the discovery of my grandmother’s...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
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Cities in China, Beijing
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directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
This acclaimed documentary -- from the classic three-part 'Cities in China Series' -- conveys the texture and flavor of the venerable Chinese capital through a close-up look at a number of its inhabitants, both young and old, with varied and fascinating backgrounds. Their stories unfold against the backdrop of a t...
directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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The Great Ceremony to Straighten the World
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directed by Jann Pasler, 1951-; produced by Jann Pasler, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 56 mins
Caught between the seduction of prosperity and the threat of cultural disintegration, the people of Bali engage in ceremonies. Through them, the Balinese attempt to maintain balance with God, nature, and one another, and also to turn the recent prosperity from the booming tourist trade into a way of invigorating t...
directed by Jann Pasler, 1951-; produced by Jann Pasler, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 56 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 1, First Contact
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directed by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; produced by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002, in Highlands Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 1 hour 30 mins
This is the classic film of cultural confrontation that is as compelling today as when it was first released over 20 years ago. When Columbus and Cortez ventured into the New World there was no camera to record the drama of this first encounter. But, in 1930, when the Leahy brothers penetrated the interior of New...
directed by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; produced by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002, in Highlands Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 1 hour 30 mins
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Island of Secret Memories
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directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1988), 20 mins
This documentary, directed by Loni Ding, is about Chinese immigrants detained at Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco.
directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1988), 20 mins
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Japan's Peace Constitution
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(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 18 mins
In 2005, sixty years after the end of World War II, a conservative Japanese government is pressing ahead with plans to revise the nation's constitution and jettison its famous no-war clause, Article 9. This timely, hard-hitting documentary places the ongoing debate over the constitution in an international context...
(Icarus Films, 2006), 1 hour 18 mins
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Kahyangan: The Balinese Journey of the Soul
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produced by Eli Hollander, fl. 1982 and Linda Burman-Hall (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2010), 54 mins
This remarkable and at times mesmerizing documentary explores the full cycle of Balinese death rituals that support and protect the soul's journey in its endless cycle of life, death, and rebirth. The specific ceremonies, which vary according to social and economic level, family tradition, and individual circumsta...
produced by Eli Hollander, fl. 1982 and Linda Burman-Hall (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2010), 54 mins
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Kip Fulbeck: Selected Videos, Vol. 2
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directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins
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 2 includes: Some Questions for 28...
directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour 9 mins
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Kotla Walks: Performing Locality
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directed by Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003; produced by Sanjay Srivastava, fl. 1998 and Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 1 hour 33 mins

This engaging documentary explores the changing urban life of a contemporary India caught between local tradition and the effects of globalization. The film provides a richly detailed portrait of the lives of residents of Kotla Mubarakpur, an "urban village" in South Delhi, by focusing on the family of Sarita and...

directed by Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003; produced by Sanjay Srivastava, fl. 1998 and Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 1 hour 33 mins
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Senso Daughters
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(Icarus Films, 1989), 54 mins

During World War II, 140,000 Japanese troops may have died in Papua New Guinea. Only 11,000 returned to Japan. Considered the 'Forgotten War,' neither the war nor its veterans received public recognition in Japan.
But SENSO DAUGHTERS (DAUGHTERS OF WAR) investigates another unacknowledged tragedy of that campaign:...

(Icarus Films, 1989), 54 mins
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