Professor Feng will lead a discussion with Asian American women filmmakers, Rea Tajiri and Grace Lee. (Tajiri on April 28 and Grace Lee on May 5). Watch their films before or after. They are both engrossing
documentaries (60 minutes and 90 minutes), each centering on an Asian American
When organizing these
events last Fall, it was decided to focus on Asian American activists working in
and for the African American community. It’s been a very difficult time for the
Asian American community, since Indianapolis, since Atlanta, since the
demonization of China. These films were chosen, not to elevate Asian Americans,
but because Kochiyama and Boggs (and the filmmakers, Rea Tajiri and Grace Lee)
are fighting for all of us.
Please attend if you can. Or at least, watch these two films – you will
be glad you did.