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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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All Points of the Compass
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directed by Judy Rymer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
Tran Van Lam had the ill-fated destiny to be foreign minister of South Vietnam during the devastating war with the North. He was a patriot, committed to seeing his country emerge from its colonial history. He was also the father of nine children, who with his wife formed a seemingly privileged family, which dined...
directed by Judy Rymer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
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Almost in Life = 生活在遠方
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directed by Wu Wuna, fl. 2010 (Hong Kong (State): CNEX Studio Corporation, 2010), 40 mins
This is a film, and a journey of the director, Wuna. Wu encountered the people who are looking for a life closer to the land and their spiritual homeland during her poetic journey. Everyone has got a beginning, a curve line of his/her journey, and an answer that needs to be told. What are they actually looking for...
directed by Wu Wuna, fl. 2010 (Hong Kong (State): CNEX Studio Corporation, 2010), 40 mins
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Ancestors in the Americas, Ancestors in the Americas, Part 1
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directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010, in Ancestors in the Americas (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
The first program of ANCESTORS IN THE AMERICAS travels across oceans and centuries of time to trace the globally interlocking story of East and West – from a village in Guangdong Province and Spanish military barracks in Manila to a Chinese cemetery in Havana and the Peabody Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. COOLI...
directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010, in Ancestors in the Americas (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4, The Middle East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
In this moving and at times disturbing film, Pete travels throughout the Middle East encountering Whirling Dervishes, folk religion of the Alevis and more. Peter Owen Jones explores the roots of religious conflict in the Middle East. His month-long journey starts in Jerusalem with sites sacred to three of the worl...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Asia Today, China
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directed by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998; produced by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998, in Asia Today (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1998), 50 mins
One fifth of all people on Earth live in China, the world's most populated country: modernization is on the fast track.
directed by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998; produced by Sheri Baer, fl. 1998, in Asia Today (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1998), 50 mins
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Asian Insight, Japan: The Bamboo Bends and Does Not Break
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directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
Modern Japan pulsates with people, colour and prosperity. But behind the everyday courtesies are time-honoured traditions and a society that seemingly is a paradox. Unwravelling the history of this complex country leads to a renewed understanding of the Japanese people.
directed by Arch Nicholson, 1941-1990; produced by John Temple, fl. 1976 and Don Murray, fl. 1962, in Asian Insight (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1976), 50 mins
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Bakhtiari Migration
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directed by Anthony Howarth, fl. 1973; produced by David Koff, 1939-2014 and Anthony Howarth, fl. 1973 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2008), 51 mins
This is a visually splendid coverage of the semi-annual Bakhtiari migration which takes about five weeks and covers 200 torturous miles. Half a million people and millions of sheep and goats cross the rugged Zagros mountains in southern Iran twice yearly to move between summer and winter pastures. Persian folk-sin...
directed by Anthony Howarth, fl. 1973; produced by David Koff, 1939-2014 and Anthony Howarth, fl. 1973 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2008), 51 mins
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Banana Split
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directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965-; produced by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1991), 38 mins
Kip Fulbeck explores identity and biracial ethnicity issues, focusing on his parents' relationship with each other and their respective acclimations and rejections of each other's cultures. Through interwoven narratives and media clips, this video also addresses ethnic dating patterns and stereotypes of Asian Amer...
directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965-; produced by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1991), 38 mins
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The Battle of Durban II: Israel, Palestine & the United Nations
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directed by Rory O'Connor; produced by Gerald Barad and Rory O'Connor (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 28 mins
'Highly Recommended. What I was afraid would disintegrate into a tangled mess of shouting heads, emerged as a sterling example of balanced documentary-making that sought the depressing truth in the divide, instead of just the moral high ground. No one person, nation or organization is singled-out, skewered or lamp...
directed by Rory O'Connor; produced by Gerald Barad and Rory O'Connor (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 28 mins
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