Calavera Highway premieres on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 at 10 p.m. on PBS, part of the 21st season of P.O.V. Calavera Highway is a sweeping drama of the Mexican American migrant experience, as revealed in the passage from one generation to the next. It is the intimate story of seven brothers who took that journey.
Mix and mingle with APA filmmakers and industry guests over delicious hors d’oeuvres & drinks. Held in conjunction with the 30th annual Independent Film Week in NYC (formerly IFP Market).
Many award winning documentaries have emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area. In recognition of this fine documentary tradition, The San Francisco Foundation invites accomplished film/video/digital media artists to apply to The San Francisco Foundation Bay Area Documentary Fund for early production support.
By Misa Oyama
Last month an Asian American protest against Sacramento’s free public screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s led to the film’s cancellation. Although the film is famous for Audrey Hepburn’s starring role, it also includes Mickey Rooney in a minor role as a buck-toothed Japanese landlord.
Sip earthy tea inside a mammoth atmospheric, communal space, which celebrates the centuries-old nomadic trade and travel of the Silk Routes. Elsewhere in the museum, taste teas from India, Persia, and Tibet or those along China’s Tea and Horse Roads. TEA & SPICE takes place at the Asian Art Museum on September 4th at 5:30pm.
National Minority Consortia fellow, Rhonda LeValdo, reports from Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas focusing on the presidential race and how federal funding for education impacts many students on campus.