Mix Tape: Voices of Asian Youth – Saturday, October 9, 2004 - 2:00 pm

This collection of short films explores the creative and collective responses to the issues that modern youth face today.
Filmmaker Tadashi Nakamura will be in attendance.

Admission: FREE [Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to pass through security]

Narrative Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Spunk

Patrick Epino

3

16mm

A young man looks in the mirror and into himself.


Documentary Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Art and Activism on the Ones and Twos

Phuong Tang

12

Video

From the streets of New York City to the dark rooms where DJ battles are fought, two Asian American female DJs, Kuttin Kandi and Rekha, demonstrate that community and change can emerge through the arts.

 

Documentary Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Helena: Helen's Journey to Mexico

Helen Cho

16

Video

Helen Cho, a teenager on an international reporting assignment in Mexico, is compelled to film a documentary about the lives of the indigenous people in the remote areas of the country.


Documentary Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Yellow Brotherhood

Tadashi Nakamura

18

Video

A documentary about a community group from the 1960’s that formed around a basketball team…and the effect it had on their sons. A documentary about a community group from the 1960’s that formed around a basketball team…and the effect it had on their sons.

 

Narrative Short

Title

Director

Running Time

Format

Regret

Andinh Ha

6

Video

On a college campus, the lives of several students are irrevocably changed by a single incident in this reverse-mode narrative.

 

Venue Information

National Musuem of American History
Carmichael Auditorium
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
202-633-1000
http://americanhistory.si.edu

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