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by Christine Chang
A Korean American family's pursuit of the American dream is tested by its hard-working, religious mother and her two "employment-challenged" grown children.
by Marc Johnson
A multicultural series showcasing the best short films and videos illustrating cultural diversity.
by Veronika Soul
A tenement apartment becomes home to past and present generations of a Chinese immigrant family in this brief meditation on time, memory, and change.
by Rick Tejada-Flores and Ray Telles
Race Is the Place presents the creative visions of a group of multicultural actors, poets, visual artists and musicians on America’s most pressing social issues.
by Ellen Schneider
A series of first-person video diaries.
by Eric Byler, Claire Yorita Lee, Di Quon, Liza Suh, Jasmin Gordon, Mai Heiselmann, and Mike Blum
Four films — including the two grand prize-winners of the first Independent Lens Online Shorts Festival — explore questions of love, displacement, belonging, and identity. Short Stack 2006 looks at the rise and fall of a boy's first zit, uprooted sisters taking on a new school, revelations about a mourned father, and country-western romance, Japanese style.
by Paul Kwan and Arnold Iger
A video journal of the intertwined stories of a disabled Chinese/Vietnamese artist living in America and his sister, a recent immigrant and struggling entrepreneur.