Hawaii Film Blog

Monday, June 19, 2006

Upcoming Educational Films

Charlie Chan: Just one of film's many slanted depictions of Asian American men

Here's a trio of upcoming documentary screenings that you shouldn't miss:

  • "The Slanted Screen," a one-hour documentary by Jeff Adachi, weaves together rare film clips from the β€˜20s to the present with interviews to show how Asian American men have been portrayed in film and television.
    >> Part of the Documentary Film Showcase at the Asian American Journalists Association Annual Convention. Free & open to the public.
    WHEN: Sat, 6/24/06, 12-3pm
    WHERE: Sheraton Waikiki's O'ahu/Walalua Rooms
  • β€œAn Untold Triumph,”an 85-minute documentary narrated by actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tells the story of the more than 7,000 Filipino immigrants and sons of immigrants who demanded for the right to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II, despite being classified as immigrant aliens during a time of strong anti-Asian sentiment.
    WHEN/WHERE: Same as above.
  • "Honolulu: 100 Years in the Making," a look at the last century of Honolulu's history, with current residents sharing their viewpoints accompanied by remarkable historical footage.
    WHEN: Mon, 6/26/06, 7pm
    WHERE: On TV (KGMB-9)

>> PBS Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
"I Have a Dream..."
Hollywood Studio System is "Inherently Racist"
Morita Was Best Supporting Asian
Cultural Insensitivity
Listen and Learn
How Da Haoles Wen Stole Hawaii: The Film(s)
A Pictorial History of Hawaii
Charlie Chan's "Number One" Granddaughter
>> Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Waxes Sentimental

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