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Title 62 years and 6500 miles between [videorecording] / a film by Anita Wen-Shin Chang
Imprint San Francisco, CA : Center for Asian American Media, c2005
 Euro-Am Rm. 104  VV 951.24095 C42074 2005    LIB USE ONLY  -  30500500035533
Descript 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note In English and Mandarin, Minnan, and Taiwanese Chinese with English subtitles; closed-captioned
Director/producer, Anita Wen-Shin Chang ; cinematography, Anita Wen-Shin Chang, Gibbs Chapman ; original music, Huang Wan-Ting
"Asking her grandmother what advice she has for young people, filmmaker Anita Chang receives a simple reply: 'Politics!' Despite a third stroke and a century of struggle, 'Democratic Grandma' remains true to the ideals that earned her acclaim and a memorable nickname in Taiwan. However, she also knows that progress exacts a price-- a realization rendered vividly and with poignant candor in Chang's portrait of her headstrong "Ama." Tracing the parallel threads of her female relatives' stories, Chang uncovers revelations of political persecution while focusing on the struggle to maintain--and sometimes resist--the bonds of filial traditions"--Container
Subject Chen, Ong Shi-Shia, 1905-2004
Chang, Anita -- Family
Taiwan -- Politics and government
Films for the hearing impaired
Alt Author Chang, Anita
Center for Asian American Media
Alt Title Sixty-two years and sixty-five hundred miles between
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