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Tea & justice : the life & times of NYPD's 1st Asian women officers

Author: Alicia NgALvin TsangTrish OrmsbyAgnes ChanChristine LeungAll authors
Publisher: New York : Women Make Movies, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tea & Justice chronicles the experiences of three women who joined the New York Police Department during the 1980s--the first Asian women to become members of a force that was largely white and predominantly male. In this award-winning documentary, Officer Trish Ormsby and Detectives Agnes Chan and Christine Leung share their fascinating stories about careers and personal lives, as well as satisfactions and risks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Ng; ALvin Tsang; Trish Ormsby; Agnes Chan; Christine Leung; Keiko Tsuno; Sandrine Isambert; Jason Kao Hwang; Andy MacDonald; Ermena Vinluan; Touch Base Productions.; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 608498002
Language Note: In English with optional Chinese (Simplified) subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007 by Touch Base Productions.
Bonus features: trailers; bios of Agnes, Trish, Christine & Margie; director Ermena Vinluan's bio; key crew bios; director's statement; synopsis; awards & film screenings; production anecdotes; links and bibliography.
Credits: Director of photography, Keiko Tsuno ; editor, Sandrine Isambert ; music, Jason Kao Hwang ; cartoonist, Andy MacDonald.
Performer(s): Officer Trish Ormsby, Detective Agnes Chan, Detective Christine Leung.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Tea and justice
Life & times of NYPD's 1st Asian women officers
Responsibility: Touch Base Productions ; producer, director, writer, Ermena Vinluan ; co-producer, Alicia Ng, Alvin Tsang.

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"Tea & Justice chronicles the experiences of three women who joined the New York Police Department during the 1980s--the first Asian women to become members of a force that was largely white and predominantly male. In this award-winning documentary, Officer Trish Ormsby and Detectives Agnes Chan and Christine Leung share their fascinating stories about careers and personal lives, as well as satisfactions and risks on the job, the stereotypes they defied, and how they persevered"--Container.

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Tea & Justice: The Life and Times of NYPD’s 1st Asian Women Officers

(EMRO user published 2010-10-21 ) Very Good Permalink
“Image is a powerful force. What is in the eye of the beholder?” Ermena Vinluan “wanted to explore images of everyday reality, images of those who look like me.” She chose as her subjects three Asian-American women who had chosen careers in law enforcement. She had conflicted feelings about...
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