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Be Good, My Children

by Christine Chang

A Korean American family's pursuit of the American dream is tested by its hard-working, religious mother and her two "employment-challenged" grown children.

Colorvision

by Marc Johnson

A multicultural series showcasing the best short films and videos illustrating cultural diversity.

Ghost Story

by Veronika Soul

A tenement apartment becomes home to past and present generations of a Chinese immigrant family in this brief meditation on time, memory, and change.

Race Is the Place

by Rick Tejada-Flores and Ray Telles

Race Is the Place presents the creative visions of a group of multicultural actors, poets, visual artists and musicians on America’s most pressing social issues.

Independent Lens

Right Here, Right Now

by Ellen Schneider

A series of first-person video diaries.

Short Stack 2006 with "My Life ... Disoriented"

by Eric Byler, Claire Yorita Lee, Di Quon, Liza Suh, Jasmin Gordon, Mai Heiselmann, and Mike Blum

Four films — including the two grand prize-winners of the first Independent Lens Online Shorts Festival — explore questions of love, displacement, belonging, and identity. Short Stack 2006 looks at the rise and fall of a boy's first zit, uprooted sisters taking on a new school, revelations about a mourned father, and country-western romance, Japanese style.

Independent Lens

A Wok-in-Progress

by Paul Kwan and Arnold Iger

A video journal of the intertwined stories of a disabled Chinese/Vietnamese artist living in America and his sister, a recent immigrant and struggling entrepreneur.

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