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Frank Chin’s It Begins With A Book

Go to “donald duk frank chin” on Youtube. A critique of Donald Duk by the University of Cambodia. The robot voices are are computer generated words in Cambodian ┬ámale and female voices. My cousin feels the world a little lopsided

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Qingming

We arrive at seven when the cemetery unlocks its long chain; as usual, others have shown up even earlier.   Lugging boxes of food through the rows of graves I remember as a child being scolded: never step on someone

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Americanese

Written and directed by Eric Byler, adapted from the novel, “American Knees,” by Shawn Wong. It was produced by Lisa Onodera, who optioned the book when it was first published in 1995. The film had its world premiere at the

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Lost Years

LOST YEARS is an epic documentary touching upon 150 years of the Chinese diaspora in Canada, USA, New Zealand and Australia, covering four generations of racism as revealed through the journey and family story of Kenda Gee. Kenda, a Chinese

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