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Author: Jeff Adachi; Rowena Cape; Daniel Dae Kim; Asian American Media Mafia Productions.
Publisher: [San Francisco] : AAMM Productions, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Theatrical version; Broadcast versionView all editions and formats
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"Explores the portrayals of Asian men in American cinema, chronicling the experiences of actors who have had to struggle against ethnic stereotyping and limiting roles. The film presents a critical examination of Hollywood's image-making machine, through a fascinating parade of 50 film clips spanning a century."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Adachi; Rowena Cape; Daniel Dae Kim; Asian American Media Mafia Productions.
OCLC Number: 78920114
Language Note: In English ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Special features: featurette about Mako Iwamatsu (8 min.); "Influencing the image makers" panel discussion (45 min.).
Credits: Principal photography by Ann Kaneko ; edited by Alex Yeung ; musical score by Michael Becker.
Performer(s): Interviewees: Mako, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, James Shigeta, Dustin Nguyen, Phillip Rhee, Will Yun Lee, Tzi Ma, Jason Scott Lee, Bobby Lee, Terence Chang, Heidi Levitt, Frank Chin, Gene Cajayon, Eric Byler.
Awards: Winner: Best Documentary, NY International Independent Film & Video Festival -- Winner: Grand Festival Prize, Berkeley Film Festival -- Official Selection: SF International Asian American Film Festival
Target Audience: Not rated
Description: 1 videodisc (62 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; Dolby stereo.
Contents: Theatrical version (62 min.) / narration by Rowena Cape --
Broadcast version (54 min.) / narrated by Daniel Dae Kim.
Other Titles: Influencing the image makers.
Responsibility: Asian American Media Mafia Productions presents ; written, directed and produced by Jeff Adachi.
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"Explores the portrayals of Asian men in American cinema, chronicling the experiences of actors who have had to struggle against ethnic stereotyping and limiting roles. The film presents a critical examination of Hollywood's image-making machine, through a fascinating parade of 50 film clips spanning a century."--Container.

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