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#AsianAmCovidStories - YouTube
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COVID-19 has upended lives around the world and will be remembered as a tipping point moment in global history. As Asian American non-fiction storyteller...Show more COVID-19 has upended lives around the world and will be remembered as a tipping point moment in global history. As Asian American non-fiction storytellers, we have a unique perspective on this pandemic, yet our stories are still largely invisible. By leaning into our strengths as documentarians of the Asian diaspora, we want to record perspectives that can disrupt mainstream narratives about Asian communities. We believe that these short-form social media stories can contribute to much-needed representation of our communities at this critical moment as well as be archived as a time capsule for future generations. Show less
Halving the Bones: Author Ruth Ozeki's Autobiographical Film
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Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "A narrative and visual web of family stories, home movies and documentary footage, HALVING THE BONE...Show more Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "A narrative and visual web of family stories, home movies and documentary footage, HALVING THE BONES provides a spirited exploration of the meaning of family, history and memory, cultural identity." Show less
Finding Kukan
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Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Through a dynamic mix of verite, archival, and re-enactment footage, FINDING KUKAN creates an unfor...Show more Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Through a dynamic mix of verite, archival, and re-enactment footage, FINDING KUKAN creates an unforgettable portrait of a female filmmaking pioneer, and sheds light on the long history of racial and gender discrimination behind the camera, which continues to reverberate in Hollywood today." Show less
To Be Takei
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Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Oh my! This award winning documentary features Star Trek legend, marriage equality advocate, and spokesperson for racial justice; superstar George Takei." Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Oh my! This award winning documentary features Star Trek legend, marriage equality advocate, and spokesperson for racial justice; superstar George Takei." Show less
Who Is Arthur Chu?
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Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "This acclaimed documentary follows the controversial 11-time Jeopardy! champion Arthur Chu as he attempts to leverage his viral celebrity to make positive social change online." Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "This acclaimed documentary follows the controversial 11-time Jeopardy! champion Arthur Chu as he attempts to leverage his viral celebrity to make positive social change online." Show less
Hawaiian
The Legend of Eddie Aikau
DVD - 2013
Meeting at Tule Lake
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Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Among the ten Japanese Internment that imprisoned 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II, T...Show more Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Among the ten Japanese Internment that imprisoned 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II, Tule Lake Segregation Center was the site for over 18,000 "disloyals." Fifty years later, seven former internees discuss their past and how they came to terms with their identity, politically and socially, both during and after their camp experience." Show less
Forever, Chinatown
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Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "A documentary about unknown, self-taught 81-year-old artist Frank Wong who has spent the past four ...Show more Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "A documentary about unknown, self-taught 81-year-old artist Frank Wong who has spent the past four decades recreating his fading memories by building romantic, extraordinarily detailed miniature models of the San Francisco Chinatown rooms of his youth." Show less
Home From the Eastern Sea
The Story of Asian Pacific Americans in Washington State
DVD - 2006?
Chan is Missing
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Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Acclaimed filmmaker Wayne Wang's first feature film CHAN IS MISSING follows the adventures of two c...Show more Available on Kanopy with your WCLS library card. "Acclaimed filmmaker Wayne Wang's first feature film CHAN IS MISSING follows the adventures of two cabbies on their search through San Francisco's Chinatown for a mysterious character who has disappeared with $4,000 of their money. Their quest to figure out what happened to Chan and their missing cash leads them on a humorous journey that illuminates the pitfalls of Chinese-Americans trying to assimilate into contemporary American society." Show less
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