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Bittersweet Survival: Southeast Asian Refugees in America
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and J.T. Takagi, fl. 1986; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1982), 29 mins
This documentary examines the re-settlement of South-East Asian refugees in the United States in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. The film begins with a montage of riveting footage depicting the devastating effects of the war. It then unveils the mixed r
directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and J.T. Takagi, fl. 1986; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1982), 29 mins
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From Spikes to Spindles
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1976), 46 mins
This raw, gutsy portrait of New York's Chinatown captures the early days of an emerging consciousness in the community. We see a Chinatown rarely depicted, a vibrant community whose young and old join forces to protest police brutality and hostile real estate developers. With bold strokes, it paints an overview of...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1976), 46 mins
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Homes Apart: Korea
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1991), 58 mins
They speak the same language, share a similar culture and once belonged to a single nation. When the Korean War ended in 1953, ten million families were torn apart. By the early 90's, as the rest of the world celebrated the end of the Cold War, Koreans remain separated between North and South, fearing the threat o...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1991), 58 mins
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Long Story Short
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
Combining a poignant family story with the stigma of racism, this film gives insight into the Asian-American experience, including the trauma of internment.The latest film from Academy Award-nominated director Christine Choy (Who Killed Vincent Chin?) tells the fascinating story of Larry and Trudie Long, a popular...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
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Not A Simple Story ; Out in Silence
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directed by Spiro Lampros and Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Jonathan Lee, fl. 2011, Fear of Disclosure Project (New York, NY: Film News Now Foundation, 1994), 41 mins
"Out in Silence" is one of a few films dealing with the HIV and Aids epidemic in the early 90's among the Asian American community. Filmed in New York, Guam and Hawaii, portrait of two people and how they are dealing with issues of homophobia the lack of support from the communities and family.
directed by Spiro Lampros and Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Jonathan Lee, fl. 2011, Fear of Disclosure Project (New York, NY: Film News Now Foundation, 1994), 41 mins
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Sa-I-Gu: from Korean women's perspectives
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directed by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, 1938- and Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, 1938-, Elaine H. Kim, 1942- and Christine Choy, 1953- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1993), 41 mins
April 29 marks the 15th anniversary of a tragic day in American history. Violence, arson and looting erupted in South Central Los Angeles, sparked by the acquittal of the four policemen who had beaten an African American, Rodney King. During the tragic days of the riot in 1992, Korean Americans suffered about half...
directed by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, 1938- and Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Dai Sil Kim-Gibson, 1938-, Elaine H. Kim, 1942- and Christine Choy, 1953- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1993), 41 mins
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Cinema Korea
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 50 mins
The Korean film industry, which once struggled to attract domestic audiences, has been successfully exporting its movies and expanding its influence throughout Asia, Europe and North America in the past decade. Korean cinema is enjoying a revival of interest internationally because of the broader cultural phenomen...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 50 mins
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Monkey King Looks West
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Renee Tajima (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 43 mins
This colorful production contrasts the rich heritage of Chinese opera with the day-to-day realities of its emigréperformers in New York's Chinatown. It depicts the efforts of three classically-trained opera artists to keep alive their revered art form for the generation of young Chinese-Americans who would otherw...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Renee Tajima (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 43 mins
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Sparrow Village
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 29 mins
In a rural village of southwestern China a bevy of young girls yearn for an education. Their parents are poor and illiterate. It is difficult for them to scrape together the money to send their daughters to school in another village. The money for tuition, books, and room and board away from home is often more tha...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 29 mins
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Yellow Tale Blues: Two American Families
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and Renee Tajima; produced by Quynh Thai (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 32 mins
The producers of Who Killed Vincent Chin? turned the camera on their own families to make this innovative documentary on ethnic stereotypes. Clips from Hollywood movies, from a vintage silent film to Breakfast at Tiffany's, reveal nearly a century of disparaging images of Asians. These images are juxtaposed with p...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and Renee Tajima; produced by Quynh Thai (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 32 mins
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