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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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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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Citizen Hong Kong
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directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 1 hour 27 mins
This multi-layered portrait examines San Francisco filmmaker Ruby Yang’s childhood home in its first year of postcolonial existence. In 1997, as the long-anticipated handover of the city from British rule to Chinese authority was about to occur, Yang returned to see the transition for herself. Instead of mirrori...
directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 1 hour 27 mins
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Comrades
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directed by Edward Wong, fl. 1999; produced by Edward Wong, fl. 1999, National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 27 mins
Director Edward Wong explores the nature of political and ideological allegiances as he follows the separate paths taken by two men, Alex Hing and Yook Wong, the filmmaker's father who joined the Communist Revolution that swept through China in 1949 but "denounced his faith" after years of separation from his fami...
directed by Edward Wong, fl. 1999; produced by Edward Wong, fl. 1999, National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 27 mins
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Coaching Papers and Chinese Immigration
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produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; in Island of Secret Memories (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media), 2 mins
In this segment we learn that Chinese immigrants at Angel Island were carefully questioned before being allowed to enter the country. The questions were so numerous and detailed that families would study extensively before making the trip to America, with what they called 'coaching papers.'
produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; in Island of Secret Memories (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media), 2 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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Silencio
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directed by Michael Arago, fl. 1997 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1997), 9 mins
This short film takes place in San Francisco, 1951, focusing on the experience of a young Filipino American trying to adjust to his predominantly Caucasian workplace. It explores the subtleties of how racism affects members of a multi-ethnic family, most tellingly when a mixed-blood sibling denies his ethnic herit...
directed by Michael Arago, fl. 1997 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1997), 9 mins
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Terminal USA
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directed by Jon Moritsugu, 1965-; produced by Andrea Sperling, 1968-, Killing Kulture and Independent Television Service (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1994), 1 hour
Dignity, tradition and stereotypes are trashed in this psychedelic look at a dysfunctional Japanese American family – a drug dealing nihilist with a girlfriend from outer space, a computer nerd twin brother who has a passion for phone sex, an oversexed cheerleader sister, a nymphomaniacal mother and an upright a...
directed by Jon Moritsugu, 1965-; produced by Andrea Sperling, 1968-, Killing Kulture and Independent Television Service (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1994), 1 hour
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Whose Children Are These?
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directed by Theresa Thanjan, fl. 2004; produced by Theresa Thanjan, fl. 2004 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 27 mins
WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE? provides a gripping view into the world of three Muslim teenagers affected by post 9/11 domestic anti-terrorism security measures. One such program, 'Special Registration,' required male non-citizens – as young as the age of 16 and from 25 countries – to register with the U.S. governm...
directed by Theresa Thanjan, fl. 2004; produced by Theresa Thanjan, fl. 2004 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 27 mins
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You Don't Know Jack: The Jack Soo Story
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directed by Jeff Adachi, 1959-; produced by Jeff Adachi, 1959- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour 10 mins
YOU DON’T KNOW JACK tells the fascinating story of pioneering American entertainer, Jack Soo, an Oakland native who became the first Asian American to be cast in the lead role of the television series Valentine’s Day (1963), before later starring in the popular comedy show Barney Miller (1975-1978). Featuring...
directed by Jeff Adachi, 1959-; produced by Jeff Adachi, 1959- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour 10 mins
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