Asian & Pacific American Heritage

INDEPENDENT LENS: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 6:30pm

The story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered the world’s greatest sushi chef.


Over Hawai'i

Sat, 08/03/2013 - 6:00pm

A new, one-hour special explores the scenic wonders and rich cultural traditions of Hawai'i.


Pacific Heartbeat: Under a Jarvis Moon

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:00pm

The story of 130 young men from Hawai'i who, from the late 1930s through the early years of World War II, were part of a clandestine mission by the U.S. federal government to occupy desert islands in the middle of the Pacific.


Global Voices: Daughter from Danang

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 10:00pm

A Vietnamese mother and her Amerasian daughter are reunited after 22 years.


Pacific Heartbeat: Waimea 'Ukulele & Slack Key Guitar

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 7:00pm

This performance documentary provides an insider's peek into the unparalleled talent and camaraderie of the Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute


Among B-Boys

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 7:00pm

Explores the intersection of rugged urban b-boyin’ (breakdancing) and the traditional roots of Hmong culture.


Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 9:00pm

Anna May Wong knew she wanted to be a movie star from the time she was a young girl—and by 17 she became one.


Passing Poston

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:00pm

 The moving and haunting story of four former internees of the Poston Relocation Center. 


Pacific Heartbeat "Hula: Language of the Heart"

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 8:00pm

The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival, a four-day competition and exhibition often referred to as the "Olympics of Hula," showcases the elegance, power and storytelling richness of this ancient art form.


INDEPENDENT LENS: Seeking Asian Female

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 10:00pm

View the love story between an aging white man and the Chinese bride he finds online. 

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