Elevate, Incubate & Demonstrate: Advancing Asian American Artists
Asian American filmmakers made history again at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Industry leaders, including Justin Chon, Effie Brown and Grace Lee, discussed the current and future state of Asian Americans in media at the Elevate, Incubate & Demonstrate: Advancing Asian American Artists panel in Park City, Utah.
Stories from the Stage: Suitcase Stories Part 2
Immigrant stories of yesterday and today. Landscape architect Nano flees Syria to pursue her musical dream; Szifra discovers the hidden meaning of her name; and Abhishek becomes a meat-eating American. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Suitcase Stories, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
Stories from the Stage: Suitcase Stories Part 1
Coming to America. U-Meleni from Zimbabwe “sows seeds” of renewal in the United States; Grace shares how a green station wagon helped her family become Americans; and Kevin challenges his assumptions about others. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Suitcase Stories, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
Stories from the Stage: Hell or High Water
Stories of survival and determination. Ana describes her last night at home before leaving Cuba forever; Jackson’s son catches his first fish by any means necessary; and Julie’s international love affair gets tested during ‘cabin fever.” Three storytellers, three interpretations of Hell or High Water, hosted by Wes Hazard.
Stories from the Stage: Oops
Surprise! Kemp describes a life-changing moment at a stop sign; Justin discovers the triumph and agony of a one-wheel ride; and Jannelle must confess that magic is not always real. Three storytellers, three interpretations of Oops, hosted by Theresa Okokon.
Local, USA: The Mayors of Shiprock
Meet The Mayors of Shiprock. These young Navajo leaders meet every week to learn about their Native culture, discuss community improvements, and work to bridge divides within their community. Some on the reservation say they don’t have the traditional knowledge and language needed to be real leaders… but the Mayors are not stopping.
Local, USA: Finding America 2
We all come from some place – and that place can shape us for the rest of our lives. Finding America looks across the country at stories that celebrate – and challenge – the relationships between individuals and the communities they live in. Hear warm memories, surprising discoveries, and deep worries about our changing American landscapes.
Local, USA: Finding America 1
Before Courtney became an accidental baker and Jesus cooked the most beautiful hot dogs, they each had to search for their identity. The same can be said of Anthony, Cordelia and Tonia - these five men and women discovered who they are and then discovered their passion and purpose in their America.