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Who killed Vincent Chin?

Author: Christine ChoyRenee Tajima-PenaHolly FisherRonald EbensMichael NitzAll authors
Publisher: New York : Filmakers Library, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A film about the circumstances and aftermath of the baseball bat murder of 27-year-old Vincent Chin outside a Detroit bar in 1982. Outraged at the suspended sentence given to Ron Ebens and Michael Nitz, convicted in Chin's death, the Asian-American community organized an unprecedented civil rights protest to successfully bring Ebens and Nitz up for retrial. This film explores issues of racism and the loss of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Vincent Chin; Ronald Ebens; Vincent Chin; Ronald Ebens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Choy; Renee Tajima-Pena; Holly Fisher; Ronald Ebens; Michael Nitz; Lily F Chin; Filmakers Library, inc.,; Film News Now Foundation,; WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.),
ISBN: 9781463110994 1463110995
OCLC Number: 55732611
Language Note: In English and Mandarin Chinese.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary motion picture in 1988.
Credits: Editor, Holly Fisher.
Cast: Persons interviewed: Ronald Ebens, Michael Nitz, Lily F. Chin, et al.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Recorded DVD ; may fail to play on some DVD equipment.
Responsibility: a film by Christine Choy & Renee Tajima ; producer, Renee Tajima ; director, Christine Choy ; a production of Film News Now Foundation & WTVS Detroit.

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A film about the circumstances and aftermath of the baseball bat murder of 27-year-old Vincent Chin outside a Detroit bar in 1982. Outraged at the suspended sentence given to Ron Ebens and Michael Nitz, convicted in Chin's death, the Asian-American community organized an unprecedented civil rights protest to successfully bring Ebens and Nitz up for retrial. This film explores issues of racism and the loss of blue-collar jobs.

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