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A.k.a. Don Bonus
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directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
After escaping the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, the Ny family became one of thousands of refugees faced with resettlement in the U.S. Their lives unfold through the lens of this stirring video diary. As 18-year-old Sokly Ny (Don Bonus) struggles to graduate from high school, his family is harassed in the housing proje...
directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
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Arirang
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directed by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998; produced by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2002), 1 hour 50 mins
Korean Americans are a long-time, widely dispersed presence in the United States. Yet for most Americans, they remain a people without a story. In honor of the centennial anniversary of Korean migration to America, PBS Hawai’i and the Center for Asian American Media present a two-part documentary by filmmaker To...
directed by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998; produced by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2002), 1 hour 50 mins
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A Chinatown Banquet: Exploring Boston Chinatown
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produced by David Lawrence, Reanne Estrada and Mike Blockstein (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2006), 2 hours 48 mins
A CHINATOWN BANQUET offers an unprecedented glimpse into the history, culture and character of Boston Chinatown through vignettes offering unique snapshots of this rich community. Blending public art, education and community development in an innovative, interdisciplinary format, the videos deepen public awareness...
produced by David Lawrence, Reanne Estrada and Mike Blockstein (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2006), 2 hours 48 mins
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Daughters of Everest
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directed by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya; produced by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 56 mins
DAUGHTERS OF EVEREST brings a unique flavor to the familiar story of the attempt to climb Mount Everest. In 2000, the first-ever expedition of Sherpa women to climb Everest was organized. This captivating documentary gives a close-up account of the expedition.
directed by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya; produced by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 56 mins
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In No One's Shadow: Filipinos in America
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directed by Naomi de Castro, fl. 1988; produced by Antonio de Castro, fl. 1988 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1988), 29 mins
This video recounts Filipino American history from the 1900s to the present, exploring many of the contributions that Filipinos have made to this society in fields such as agriculture, arts and politics. An important overview of the second largest Asian American ethnic group in the United States, IN NO ONE’S SHA...
directed by Naomi de Castro, fl. 1988; produced by Antonio de Castro, fl. 1988 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1988), 29 mins
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Japanese Devils
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directed by Matsui Minoru, 2947-; produced by Matsui Minoru, 2947- and Oguri Ken'ichi, fl. 1991, Riben Guizi Production Committee (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2000), 2 hours 41 mins
This powerful documentary includes interviews with 14 extraordinary veterans of Japan’s War against China in the 1930s and ’40s. These men, now in their 70s and 80s, tell the truth of the atrocities they committed as young soldiers and of the excruciating memories that they’ve had to live with so vividly for...
directed by Matsui Minoru, 2947-; produced by Matsui Minoru, 2947- and Oguri Ken'ichi, fl. 1991, Riben Guizi Production Committee (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2000), 2 hours 41 mins
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Kelly Loves Tony
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directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984; produced by Debbie Lum, fl. 1993-2010 and Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1998), 58 mins
Seventeen-year-old Kelly Saeteurn has a dream – she calls it her "American dream…" As a fresh high school graduate on her way to college, she envisions a rosy future for herself; Kelly is the first in her family of Iu Mien refugees from Laos to have accomplished as much as she already has, but her dreams exist...
directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984; produced by Debbie Lum, fl. 1993-2010 and Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1998), 58 mins
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A Moment in Time
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directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by Lambert Yam, fl. 2001, K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 57 mins
Through a warm, intimate pastiche of multi-generational interviews and rare film clips (from both old Cantonese movies and early Chinese American works), Oscar-winning director Ruby Yang explores the evolving role of Chinatown movie theaters in San Francisco’s Chinese American community.
directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by Lambert Yam, fl. 2001, K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 57 mins
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The New Americans Series: Chrysanthemums and Salt
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directed by Dianne Fukami, fl. 1959; produced by Dianne Fukami, fl. 1959 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1994), 28 mins
directed by Dianne Fukami, fl. 1959; produced by Dianne Fukami, fl. 1959 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1994), 28 mins
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The New Puritans: The Sikhs of Yuba City
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directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1985), 26 mins
The New Puritans was made over a period of three years when we were students in the Bay Area. It was a learning experience in the craft of filmmaking as much as it was an exploration of the Punjabi Sikh community in the Yuba City area of Northern California. The film traces the history of this unique community —...
directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1985), 26 mins
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