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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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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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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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China 21
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directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by Lambert Yam, fl. 2001, Independent Television Service, National Asian American Telecommunications Association and K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2001), 57 mins
This eye-opening documentary follows four Chinese families as they step into the 21st century. Working without official permits, the filmmakers used compact digital video gear to record intimate portraits of ordinary people living in tumultuous times, capturing candid and sometimes emotional interviews. Families a...
directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by Lambert Yam, fl. 2001, Independent Television Service, National Asian American Telecommunications Association and K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2001), 57 mins
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Kip Fulbeck: Selected Videos, Vol. 1
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directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour
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 1 includes: Game of Death; A Day...
directed by Kip Fulbeck, 1965- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2009), 1 hour
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On Strike! Ethnic Studies 1969-1999
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directed by Irum Shiekh, fl. 1999 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 35 mins
Through interviews with past and recent student leaders and faculty juxtaposed with footage of campus demonstrations over the course of a generation, ON STRIKE offers an historical and political overview of what it took to establish and sustain ethnic studies at one of the nation's leading universities.
directed by Irum Shiekh, fl. 1999 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 35 mins
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Refugee
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directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Independent Television Service, National Asian American Telecommunications Association, Center for Independent Documentary and Vietnamese Youth Development Center (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2003), 1 hour 3 mins
Mike Siv has a plan: go to Cambodia with his buddies Paul and David, see the sights, have fun and reunite with his father and younger brother, whom he hasn’t seen in 22 years. Harsh reality sets in before the journey even begins, however, as Mike, Paul and David have never been out of the U.S., and are the first...
directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Independent Television Service, National Asian American Telecommunications Association, Center for Independent Documentary and Vietnamese Youth Development Center (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2003), 1 hour 3 mins
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Surplus
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directed by Joy Dietrich, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Rabia Williams, fl. 2000-2003, Claudia Balthazar Medeiros, fl. 1999-2000 and Joy Dietrich, fl. 2000-2016, JED Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2000), 23 mins
Struggling to feed a family of seven in the midst of a prolonged drought, a Korean farmer stalks his barren fields and painfully deliberates on a course of action to fend off starvation. It is a stark tale tinged with magical realism juxtaposing the fleeting innocence of childhood against the cruelties of poverty...
directed by Joy Dietrich, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Rabia Williams, fl. 2000-2003, Claudia Balthazar Medeiros, fl. 1999-2000 and Joy Dietrich, fl. 2000-2016, JED Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2000), 23 mins
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Yellow
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directed by Chris Chan Lee, fl. 1996; produced by Chris Chan Lee, fl. 1996, Public Works Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 1 hour 41 mins
Sin Lee is a Korean American teenager who gets robbed while working alone at his dad’s grocery store. Already feeling pressure to prove the worth of his general existence, he is unable to face his father about the loss. His buddies rally together and scheme to recover the money before sunrise.
directed by Chris Chan Lee, fl. 1996; produced by Chris Chan Lee, fl. 1996, Public Works Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 1 hour 41 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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