Tag: films

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Immigration Documentary Series Premiers at NY Film Festival

Filmakers Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson will premier nine documentaries that trace the last decade of immigration reform efforts.

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A Film for High School Students Tackles Misconceptions About Undocumented Immigrants

“Living Undocumented” tells the stories of six DREAMers who attended school in New York.

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35th Annual Asian American International Film Festival Highlights New Filmmakers

Asian Americans attempting to balance the different facets of their ethnic heritage is a significant theme at this year’s festival being held in New York City.

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Asian-American Filmmaker Tells Her Father’s Story in Every Day Is a Holiday – Airing this Weekend on PBS

Theresa Loong’s documentary about her father, Paul Loong, will air on PBS stations this weekend. She sent us a reporter’s notebook about the making of the film.

Waterboarding of Rafael Dacanay: Standard tool of colonization
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In John Sayles’ New Film, ‘Amigo,’ An Ambiguous Friendship

The intrepid director of ‘Lone Star,’ ‘The Secret of Roan Inish’ and ‘The Brother From Another Planet’ is tackling a little-known episode in American history, the Philippine-American War and subsequent colonization.

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9500 Liberty: A Lesson For Arizona

A new documentary about the struggles in Prince William County, Virginia, provides a window into the lives and emotions of people on both sides of the immigration debate.