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China Dolls
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directed by Tony Ayres; produced by Helen Bowden, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1998), 28 mins
China Dolls is a stylish and moving portrayal of gay Asian-Australians and their often difficult journeys to self-acceptance. Filmmaker Tony Ayres explores the relationship between race and sexuality, taking us into the unfamiliar world of "rice queens", "potato queens", "bananas" and "sticky rice". In the gay sc...
directed by Tony Ayres; produced by Helen Bowden, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1998), 28 mins
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Fearless: Stories from Asian Women, 1, Breaking the Caste
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directed by Matthew Kelley, Peter Du Cane and Samantha Kelley; produced by Peter Du Cane and Samantha Kelley, in Fearless: Stories from Asian Women, 1 (O'Connor, Western Australia: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2003), 27 mins
Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure that has existed for 3,000 years. The caste system in India has created apartheid-like discrimination. Although child labor is common and women have few rights, worst off are the 160 million people in the landless, lowest caste -- the Dalits or "untouchables....
directed by Matthew Kelley, Peter Du Cane and Samantha Kelley; produced by Peter Du Cane and Samantha Kelley, in Fearless: Stories from Asian Women, 1 (O'Connor, Western Australia: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2003), 27 mins
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Fearless: Stories from Asian Women, 2, The Price of Freedom
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directed by Matthew Kelley and Peter Du Cane; produced by Samantha Kelley and Peter Du Cane, in Fearless: Stories from Asian Women, 2 (O'Connor, Western Australia: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2003), 27 mins
In 1994 a young poet from rural Bangladesh, Taslima Nasrin, plunged the country into a wave of general strikes and mass protest. Her crime: to write her thoughts about how religious fundamentalism has consigned women to a secondary role in modern society. For her outspokenness, the nation's religious leaders issue...
directed by Matthew Kelley and Peter Du Cane; produced by Samantha Kelley and Peter Du Cane, in Fearless: Stories from Asian Women, 2 (O'Connor, Western Australia: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2003), 27 mins
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