Asians In America: In Three Parts
Directed by Leah Nichols
Chronicling the 150+ year history of Asian-Americans, ‘Asians in America’ reveals past racist policies & prejudices against Asians that exist in the present-day American psyche and vehemently resists the idea that ‘Asians are White supremacy’s greatest success’.
Expected Guest in Attendance: Leah Nichols (Director/Writer/Producer)
Curtis Choy / Special Presentations / USA / 1983 / Documentary / 58 minsForcible evictions devastated a manong community after the International Hotel was demolished in 1981, marking the destruction of the last block of San Francisco’s Manilatown. Narrated by late poet Al Robles, THE FALL OF THE I-HOTEL tells the story of 50 old-timers displaced by 300 cops in the dead of night and the overall impacts of urban renewal.
Preceded by: Asians In America: In Three Parts