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Oregon-Based Documentary Films
Kam Wah Chung & Co. Museum Tour
Call Number: MOH AV Video F885.C5 K25 1995
Carolyn Micnhimer, museum curator, leads a tour of the Kam Wah Chung Museum, which features exhibits about the large Chinese community in early John Day, Oregon.
7,500 Miles to Redemption
Call Number: MOH AV Video (DVD) F881.35.M24 S4 2007
Guitarist Tinh Mahoney first stepped inside Oregon State Penitentiary at the invitation of some inmates. His dream of building a school in the native Vietnam inspired them on a four year journey ending with the building of a school the inmates will never visit.
Documentary Films about Asian Americans
Snow Falling on Cedars
Call Number: MOH AV Video (DVD) PN1995.9.D7 S59 2000
A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy.
Call Number: MOH AV Video (DVD) PN1995.9.W3 A57 2007
Faced with a country that doubted their loyalty following Pearl Harbor, uprooted and sent to relocation camps, Japanese-American families turned to baseball as a way to stand up for themselves.
Call Number: MOH AV Video (DVD) PN2287.C537 N67 2002
A stand-up comedy performance by comedian Margaret Cho.