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Showing 1 - 10 of 24 titles with a criteria of Subject is Asian-American Studies


American Revolutionary

The life of Chinese-American civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs

GOOD DOCS | 2013 | 82 minutes

And Then They Came For Us

Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the demise of civil liberties

GOOD DOCS | 2017 | 51 minutes

The Celine Archive

In 1932, Celine Navarro was buried alive by her own community in Northern California. This is an attempt to uncover the real story, revealing Navarro’s feminism and resistance in a time when neither was embraced, as well as the silences that haunt Filipino-American communities to this day.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 69 minutes

Chinatown

Three senior activists fight for housing rights in DC’s historic Chinatown

GOOD DOCS | 2016 | 26 minutes

Company Town

A grassroots movement challenges Citizens United, corporate power, and moguls of the "sharing economy" to stop gentrification and wrest back control of San Francisco's future.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 77 minutes

Curtain Up!

While preparing to stage the musical Frozen, Chinatown kids discover their own cultural identities.

GOOD DOCS | 2020 | 68 minutes

Elder Voices

Japanese Americans, European Jews and peace activists who came of age during the Depression and WWII address the political storm clouds gathering today.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 49 minutes

First Vote

Asian American voters in battleground states.

GOOD DOCS | 2020 | 59 minutes

Golden Gate Girls

In GOLDEN GATE GIRLS author and professor S. Louisa Wei tells the story of filmmaker Esther Eng, the first woman to direct Chinese-language film in the US, and the most prominent woman director in Hong Kong in the 1930’s.

Women Make Movies | 2014 | 90 minutes

Halving the Bones

HALVING THE BONES provides a spirited exploration of the meaning of family, history and memory, cultural identity and what it means to have been named after Babe Ruth!

Women Make Movies | 1995 | 70 minutes