Amerasians: Media and the Arts Video Collection,1983-1990
, is composed of 119 ¾” U-matic tapes. The collection includes interviews and highlights
of Asian American play writers, actors, filmmakers, musicians, performance artists, animators,
journalists, broadcast journalists, activists, visual artists, painters, poets, photographers, art
historians, and other artists. Some interviews focus on Hawaiian-American filmmakers and Asian
American female artists. Some segments cover events such as the Pacific
Islander Festival and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Amerasians: Media and the Arts was a public access television series
featuring interviews of Asian American artists, filmmakers, and writers. The series
was produced and directed by Stann Nakazono; John Esaki hosted. Much of the production
was volunteer-run. Episodes of the show were aired on the South Bay Cable Public Access Channel.
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