Lyuwei Chen

Having forged his own path out of desperation, MacArthur Genius Award-winning musician Bright Sheng describes his experience in becoming a musician during the Cultural Revolution in China. Being a musician was the only way he could embrace his destiny, but it is a path that his talented 11-year-old daughter isn’t sure she wants herself.


Student Film – New York University.

Presented as Part Of Films with Class: Middle/High School

A’-t’i’ Xwee-ghayt-nish (Still, We Live On)

With their language facing extinction, the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation in Northern California is working against t...
41 min | Dave Jannetta | | English
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Freedom Waders: The Struggle to Integrate Chicago’s Rainbow Beach

"Freedom Waders" tells a long-forgotten chapter of the civil rights movement. In 1960, Velma Murphy, President...
15 min | Alex S. Hinton | | English
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Director Grace Lee’s remarkable film focuses on two budding activists: Audre (10), who fights against Asian ...
27 min | Grace Lee | | English
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