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Between Two Worlds: A Japanese Pilgrimage
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directed by Joanne Hershfield, 1950- and Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992; produced by Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992 and Joanne Hershfield, 1950- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 30 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
For centuries, pilgrims have come to the Japanese island of Shikoku to trace the 1,000-mile route known as the 'Pilgrimage to the 88 Sacred Places of Shikoku', a journey believed to have been first undertaken by Kobo Daishi, founder of Buddhism's Shingon sect in the ninth century. This illuminating documentary is...
directed by Joanne Hershfield, 1950- and Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992; produced by Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992 and Joanne Hershfield, 1950- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 30 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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Breathing Underwater
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directed by Hee-young Koh, fl. 2016; produced by Gary Byung-Seok Kam, Soom Be Productions (Zurich Canton: First Hand Films, 2016), 53 mins
Women of the sea have to hold their breath to survive - or breath under water, which can turn into a desire and temptation that can not be contained. Seven years of exclusive filming reveals a closed community of these women of all ages.
directed by Hee-young Koh, fl. 2016; produced by Gary Byung-Seok Kam, Soom Be Productions (Zurich Canton: First Hand Films, 2016), 53 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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China in the Shadow of Mr Kong, From Harmony to Discord: Music, Gardens, Painting, Science, The Descent into Chaos
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produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in China in the Shadow of Mr Kong (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group), 50 mins
Part four, of the China in the Shadow of Mr. Kong five-part series, examines China's decent into chaos. While music, theater, architecture, and paintings illustrated an emotionally intelligent society in harmony with their natural surroundings, the Chinese failed to take advantage of their own technological advanc...
produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in China in the Shadow of Mr Kong (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group), 50 mins
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Cities in China, Beijing
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directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
This acclaimed documentary -- from the classic three-part 'Cities in China Series' -- conveys the texture and flavor of the venerable Chinese capital through a close-up look at a number of its inhabitants, both young and old, with varied and fascinating backgrounds. Their stories unfold against the backdrop of a t...
directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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Cities in China, Suzhou
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directed by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986; produced by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 29 mins
Known for centuries as the center of Chinese culture and aesthetics, this Yangzi delta city has often been called the 'Venice of the East' because of its many canals and bridges. This beautifully filmed portrait of the city leads the viewer through markets and teahouses, sweet shops and bookstores, rice paddies an...
directed by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986; produced by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 29 mins
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Cities in China, Xian
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produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 1 hour
This wide-ranging documentary -- from the classic three-part 'Cities in China Series' -- presents a cultural history of the ancient Chinese imperial city, once the greatest capital in the world and the Eastern terminus of the famed Silk Road.Just outside the city lies one of the world's most spectacular archaeolog...
produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 1 hour
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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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Coming Home for Chinese New Year: Homecoming Express
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presented by Chen Xiaonan, 1973-; produced by Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited (Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited, 2011), 29 mins

“Spring Festival Transport Peak” Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, is the most important holiday in China. Workers in major cities return to their hometowns and celebrate the festival with their families. More than one billion people travel to and from cities and towns during this period. Public transporta...

presented by Chen Xiaonan, 1973-; produced by Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited (Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited, 2011), 29 mins
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Cruisin' J Town
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directed by Duane Kubo, fl. 1989; produced by Duane Kubo, fl. 1989, Visual Communications; performed by Hiroshima (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1989), 24 mins
This documentary celebrates the music and influences of contemporary Asian American culture on Dan Kuramoto, June Okida Kuramoto, and Johnny Mori--three musicians who make up the core of the jazz fusion band Hiroshima.
directed by Duane Kubo, fl. 1989; produced by Duane Kubo, fl. 1989, Visual Communications; performed by Hiroshima (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1989), 24 mins
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