|Chonk Moonhunter Productions
|MOVIES FROM ASIAN AMERIKA
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|Manilatown Is In The Heart
Time Travel With Al Robles (2008)
San Francisco poet Al Robles takes us through the world
of the manong. This is the culmination of 30 years' work.
|What's Wrong With Frank Chin? ((2005)
A novel documentary about the godfather of modern Asian
Americanism. Going beyond the confines of personal details
and the controversies raging over him during the past 30 years,
it expands to explore the much larger implications of the literary,
ideological and cultural changes in Asian America.
|The Fall of The I-Hotel (1983, revised1993 and 2005)
After the manongs labored to build America, their San
Francisco community is wiped out by urban renewal, and 50
old-timers are forcibly evicted from the International Hotel by
300 cops in the dead of night. This film documents
destruction of the last block of Manilatown on Kearny Street.
|The Manilatown Series (2004)
A compilation of Tino's (1972),
Manongs: Tenants of the I-Hotel (1979),
Manilatown Lives! (1986), and
The Rise of the I-Hotel (2003)
|Dupont Guy: The Schiz of Grant Avenue
Dupont Guy affirms the legitimacy of
Chinese-American culture, exploring the melting
pot theory, self-contempt, schizophrenic
language, duplicitous behavior.
|Wendy...uh...What's Her Name (1976, 2005)
Revised and Updated !
|Snipers in the Trees (1985)
A compilation of short films.
||Making Up and
The Year Of The Ox on one DVD!
|Making Up (1974)
A look at Asian women frantically applying
make-up to their faces to become
|The Year of The Ox: The 1973 Chinatown
Livestock Show (1985)
Featuring the talents of and interviews with
competitors in the Miss Chinatown U.S.A.
Pageant - why they do it, what is done to them.
Several zodiac cycles later, the rationales for
their participation remain constant, and
continue to be a forehead-slapper.
Watada, Resister (2007) The historical meeting of
resisters from WW2 and Iraq... the real USA patriots
fighting for our civil rights from 1944 to today. Lt. Ehren
Watada, who refused to deploy to the Iraq war, in
conversation with WW2 concentration camp draft resisters
Yosh Kuromiya and Frank Emi.
|Preview at YouTube
|Chinatown Wayback Machine (2009)
A compilation of Chinaman's Chance (1971) set in New York,
Chinatown Looks At Tourists (1972) in San Francisco, and
The Last Temple (1973)) in Hanford, California.
|You! Young People! (2011)
Dr. James Yamazaki explains The Bomb, and the
threat we continue to live under.
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|Philip Vera Cruz, champion of the farm
workers movement, speaks not too nicely of
the capitalist system.
3 July 1978 - Delano, Calif.
recorded by Myron Chan for The Fall of the I-Hotel
4.5 mint 4.5 minutes running time
|Author Frank Chin reads "The Biggest Tits West of the Rockies"
From an unfinished and unpublished manuscript and presented here for the first
time since he read it aloud. Recorded by Curtis Choy at the 1976 Asian
American Writers Conference in Oakland, Calif.
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|Photo credits: Curtis Choy, Nancy Wong, Jim Dong, Chris Huie
|last revision 25 Apr 2013