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Chinese Studies & Chinese Diaspora

Freckled Rice
Stephen C. Ning
Producer: Stephen C. Ning & Yuet-Fung Ho
1983, 48 min., Color, US
This is a story of Joe Soo, a 13-year-old boy coming of age and coming to terms with his Chinese America heritage in Boston during the 1960s. His Boston encompasses Screamin' Jay Hawkins, the Kennedy ...

Ideal Narration
Yau Ching
1993, 3 min., Color
A music video of the Internationale as a meditation on contemporary Chinese history, this short combines archival imagery and text, mapping out a space between idealism and propaganda....

Mississippi Triangle (110 minutes)
Christine Choy, Worth Long & Allan Siegel
Producer: Third World Newsreel
1984, 110 min., Color, US
This is an intimate portrait of life in the Mississippi Delta, where Chinese, African Americans and whites live in a complex world of cotton, labor, and racial conflict. The history of the Chinese com...

Unspoken
Patrick G Lee
2020, 17 min., Color, US
Through letter-writing, a community discussion, and a drag performance, six queer and trans Asian Americans grapple with their queerness and consider what family acceptance might look like. UNSPOK...


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