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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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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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Bazaar Jumpers = 跑酷少年
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directed by Hao Zhi-qiang, fl. 2012-2013; produced by Ben Tsiang, fl. 2007 and Hao Zhi-qiang, fl. 2012-2013, CNEX Foundation Limited (Taipei Shi: CNEX Studio Corporation, 2012), 1 hour 2 mins
Two Uigur brothers and a friend are in love with parkour, a kind of extreme sport. Regardless of opposition from their worried mothers, the boys train themselves to be the best in an upcoming parkour event in Beijing while managing to iron out additional difficulties. They lose the game, but eventually they learn...
directed by Hao Zhi-qiang, fl. 2012-2013; produced by Ben Tsiang, fl. 2007 and Hao Zhi-qiang, fl. 2012-2013, CNEX Foundation Limited (Taipei Shi: CNEX Studio Corporation, 2012), 1 hour 2 mins
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Beasts of Burden
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produced by Ampersand Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
India's cities are thronged with faceless rickshaw workers. This film puts a human face on those at the low end of the caste system whose only chance to eke out a bare subsistence for their families is to do the work done by beasts of burden in more affluent societies. The film follows Jadav as he leaves his droug...
produced by Ampersand Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
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Behind the Flickering Light (The Archive)
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directed by Hafiz Rancajale, fl. 2011-2013 (Jakarta, Jakarta Raya: Forum Lenteng, 2013), 2 hours 35 mins
This film is a tribute to Haji Misbach Yusa Biran, one of the central figures in modern Indonesian cinema. It is important to recognize Haji Misbach as a controversial figure in Indonesia’s cultural and political movement. This film is not meant to glorify him, but rather to examine him from different perspectiv...
directed by Hafiz Rancajale, fl. 2011-2013 (Jakarta, Jakarta Raya: Forum Lenteng, 2013), 2 hours 35 mins
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