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movie The Slanted Screen   70
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4:38 Stories of sacrifices made by Asian parents.
2:09 Asians as the biggest immigration group, reinforces model minority.
16:38 Extremely comprehensive history of several popular Chinese-American dishes relating their development and impact to cultural and historical contexts.
8:44 Tells the story of Chinese immigration, Chinatowns, politics, economics, Chinese-American food development.
video Small Talk (HBO)   80
21:42 Cross section of Asian American children from 4-12 yrs answer questions on their nationality, favorite food, language, holidays, culture, race, marriage, careers, heroes, self descriptions. Provides some indication of what is learned and internalized. From 2015.
22:34 Nolan Zane describes some of the work the Center on Disparities Research is working on within the broader context of Asian American mental health need, therapy, training, social validity.
3:00 Overview of Asian American Women's mental health and psychotherapy model motivations. Asian Women's Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE) Study.
27:42 Tri-state (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) population numbers, immigration, communities, context. Profiles of Corky Lee, Michio Kaku and others, historical vignettes. TV style content.
video Grace Lin   70
4:57 Grace Lin talks briefly about her childhood and some influences inspiring her books. Edited excerpts, slightly hurried.
6:58 Succinct history of Filipino immigration, leadership, history and events starting from 1587. Mildly invasive music and sponsorship names, but covers a lot important background informational points. Informational link for additional resources http://fanhs-national.org/
video YouTube   80
4:44 Kevin Nadall talks about what it means to be Filipino American and the imporance of being yourself and finding your voice.
3:50 Excerpts from a few Filipino Americans on what it means to them to Filipino Americans. Touches on racial categories, personal experiences of racism, values.
video Thank God Im Filipino   100
3:53 Great highlight points from several Filipino Americans on Racism, Colonialism, Immigration, and other topics relating to what it means to them to be Filipino American.
15:55 George Takei talks about his personal experience being forcefully imprisoned in a Japanese American internment camp, how he learned about democracy from his father, heroic achievements of the 442nd, belief in America, legacy and responsibility.
7:18 Some Asian American recollections of individual and systemic racism, external and internalization. Narratives touch on historical context, immigration flows, model minority, assimilation, divide and conquer, skin color levels, need for unity.
Video collection dedicated to the Queer Asian American Women & Trans community. Each answer is a separate video so page is text searchable and videos are short. A few earlier videos require shockwave flash.
Great source point for numerous story projects each with writings and videos.
video BuzzFeed Video   70
2:44 Asian American women discuss weight and body insecurities.
3:54 Asian American children spend 4 minutes of uninterrupted silence with their parents. Powerful emotional expressions from close family relationships.
3:59 Asian Americans ask their parents how they fell in love.
3:47 Having the sex talk approximately as normally awkward as you would probably expect.
4:40 Highlights of Asian Americans telling their parents that they love them, and the difficulties of saying this explicitly.
3:58 Some highlights of immigration adjustment stories from parents of first generation Asian Americans.
1:44 Highlights of thoughts about Bruce Lee from various Asian Americans.
2:59 "Tiger Mom" reactions from various Asian Americans. Generally positive.
2:03 Highlights of reactions to Black Lives Matter from several Asian Americans.
3:06 Educational and representative reactions from several Asian American people when asked about Vincent Chin.
2:41 "Lunch Box Moment" response highlights from several Asian Americans.
4:47 How Asian Americans are absent from political discussions, and how aggregated numbers are used to support the model minority fiction. Good supporting visualizations, some background on data collection and use. Video controls may not work intuitively (pause creates an overlay).
10:35 Alice Li (sophomore at Vanderbilt) talks about why nobody should subscribe to the model minority stereotype. Personal narratives and other examples covering poverty rates and median income for some Asian American subgroups; high workplace discrimination, low complaint filing; lack of media and leadership representation; perpetual foreigner ("What are you"). Systemic perspective.
video YouTube   80
How the model minority stereotype leads to excessively high, damaging personal standards, and lack of systemic support. Impressive 8:12 presentation from Olivia Lai as a first year high school student.
Canwen Xu covers a lot of ground in 9:38, pulling from experiences growing up in a predominantly white area.
mem·bic
/'mem.bɪk/
noun
  1. A link with a reason why it is memorable.
  2. An open source project available free at membic.org