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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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Celestial Empire, 2, China And The Outside World
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
China was a world unto itself, cut off from foreign contact by its geography. This program examines China's relationship with its neighbors and with European nations. It reports on how, in the early 20th century, China's ancient glory gave way to a new form of government, as it finally adapted to the outside world...
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
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Celestial Empire, 5, History of Invention & Discovery
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 25 mins
This episode examines how the Chinese found creative and novel solutions to many kinds of practical problems. It also looks at what stifled Chinese genius at precisely the time that the West was beginning to catch up.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 25 mins
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Celestial Empire, 7, China at the Crossroads
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This episode examines the rapid growth of China's recent prosperity, and evaluates the long-term risk for China and the world if the great environmental, demographic, and political pressures that are growing alongside China's expanding economy explode.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 9, China Institutionalizes Itself
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 9 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
Is Confucianism - the moral system at the root of Chinese civilization - a religion or a philosophy? This episode seeks to answer that question, while explaining the basics of the code and examining how it has survived centuries of foreign religious influences and competing domestic ideologies.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 9 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 14, Land of Archeology
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 14 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 32 mins
China's long history has provided countless fascinating archaeological findings in many facets of this science.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 14 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 32 mins
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Celestial Empire, 15, A Nation of Diversity
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 15 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
The vast land of China is home to 55 recognized distinct minority groups. Although approximately 93 percent of the country is Han Chinese, each of these groups is still distinguished by language, culture and religious affiliation.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 15 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Celestial Empire, 16, The Chinese Language
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 16 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This episode examines the seven dialects of the Chinese language - all different from one another but share the same writing systems. Chinese differs from other languages in that it is all monosyllables with multiple meanings depending on pronunciation. This episode follows the evolution of the Chinese dialects.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 16 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Chinese Beauty Secrets, Key to the Secrets
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directed by Tely Fung Wing Chuen, fl. 2004; produced by Discover China Production, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 23 mins
Forty-one year-old Chen Hua is the Mother of Chinese Beauty. Chen has developed the 'fine-hair needle' technique, which helps remove birthmark and slimming without the use of any machinery. She also has in her possession ancient beauty formulas ranging from the 6th-century Tang Dynasty whitening face mask of the C...
directed by Tely Fung Wing Chuen, fl. 2004; produced by Discover China Production, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 23 mins
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Chinese Beauty Secrets, Perfect Face
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directed by Tely Fung Wing Chuen, fl. 2004; produced by Discover China Production, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 23 mins
The Chinese believe that for a face to be counted as beautiful, it must have the flawless smoothness and glowing sheen of white jade. By using just one needle, the Chinese can make unsightly pimples disappear. With just a thread and a box of powder, they can redefine your entire features. By means of cosmetics mad...
directed by Tely Fung Wing Chuen, fl. 2004; produced by Discover China Production, in Chinese Beauty Secrets (Hong Kong (State): Discover China Production, 2004), 23 mins
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