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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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37 Stories About Leaving Home
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directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
This fascinating experimental documentary examines the relationships between grandmothers, mothers and daughters in Japan. Interwoven throughout the interviews with these women is a folk tale about a mother who rescues her daughter from an evil ogre who had kidnapped her. Insightful and entertaining, this innovati...
directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
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China Diary
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directed by Jinhua Yang, fl. 1989; produced by Jinhua Yang, fl. 1989 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1989), 57 mins
In 1987, the filmmaker, a young Chinese woman, returned to China after a five-year absence. Her documentary captures the excitement and concerns as she witnesses the rapid changes that modernization have brought to her homeland.
directed by Jinhua Yang, fl. 1989; produced by Jinhua Yang, fl. 1989 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1989), 57 mins
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Mommy, What's Wrong
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1997), 14 mins
A young woman’s relationship to her mother and sense of personal history is revealed in an evocative memoir of home movie footage, recordings and the subconscious thread of a recurring dream. Thoughts of immigration, motherhood, daughterhood and spirituality culminate in a cathartic relay of strength between mot...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1997), 14 mins
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Shanti
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directed by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002; produced by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 27 mins
Abandoned by her family and neglected by her husband, Chandra, a Fijian Indian American, transforms herself from a servile girl into a woman who turns inward to an intimate relationship with God to find the strength to face the hardships she suffers. Using interviews, vérité footage and photographs, this documen...
directed by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002; produced by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 27 mins
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With Silk Wings, Video 2, Frankly Speaking
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directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010, in With Silk Wings, Video 2 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1982), 30 mins
This documentary explores questions of family, identity, and future with Asian American girls and young women.
directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010, in With Silk Wings, Video 2 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1982), 30 mins
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With Silk Wings, Video 1, Four Women
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directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010, in With Silk Wings, Video 1 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1982), 30 mins
Four women presents stories about Pat Lee, a Chinese American labor organizer; Sara Ishikawa, a Japanese American architect; Dr. Shirley Cachola, a Filipino American physician; and Heidi Kang, a Korean American community worker.
directed by Loni Ding, 1931-2010; produced by Loni Ding, 1931-2010, in With Silk Wings, Video 1 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1982), 30 mins
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Dim Sum Take Out
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directed by Wayne Wang, 1949-; produced by Wayne Wang, 1949- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1988), 13 mins
Comprised of previously unseen out-takes from Wang's acclaimed feature film Dim Sum. Focuses on one woman from Chinatown and her personal issues of independence and sexuality. The different ways she both embraces and says goodbye to her cultural/class legacies and the entrenched perceptions men and women have abou...
directed by Wayne Wang, 1949-; produced by Wayne Wang, 1949- (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1988), 13 mins
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My Life As a Poster
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directed by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1997), 8 mins
This unique film tells the fictional story of director Shashwati Talukdar and her sister’s lives. Through images of Indian popular film stars, flowing camera angles and a thought-provoking voice-over, Talukdar evokes and provokes exploration of Indian culture, identity politics, feminist ideology, and her positi...
directed by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1997), 8 mins
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When the Storm Came
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directed by Shilpi Gupta, fl. 2004; produced by Shilpi Gupta, fl. 2004 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2003), 24 mins
The women of Kunnan Pushpora trek through the jungle to collect firewood for fuel in the militarized valley nestled at the foothills of the Himalayas in Kashmir. But they are haunted by a night now deeply entrenched in their collective memory. WHEN THE STORM CAME tells their story and gives a human face to the com...
directed by Shilpi Gupta, fl. 2004; produced by Shilpi Gupta, fl. 2004 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2003), 24 mins
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