Asian & Pacific American Heritage

Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month programming on City 12

Throughout May, 2012

City 12 celebrates Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month with special programming and documentaries throughout May.

Pidgin: The Voice of Hawai'i

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 7:00pm

Born on sugar plantations and spoken by more than half of Hawai‘i’s population, Pidgin captures multi-ethnic Hawai‘i’s heart and soul.

ART 21 Screening and Talk Back at the Little Theatre

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 6:30pm

Join WXXI and the Little Theatre for a free screening of a film that asks “how do artists act as agents of change?” followed by a talk back. 

Destination: Asia MARATHON

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 6:00am

Join favorite Create tour guides Rudy Maxa, Art Wolfe, Rick Steves, Burt Wolf and the Grannies as they visit the jewels of Asia.

Global Voices "Last Train Home"

Sun, 05/31/2015 - 10:00pm

This award-winning film travels with a Chinese couple, part of the 130 million migrant workers who journey to their home villages every spring for the New Year.

Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority

Sat, 03/23/2013 - 3:00pm

In 1965, Patsy Mink became the first Asian-American woman and woman of color in the United States Congress. 

Independent Lens: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 8:00pm

Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo explores the history of Japan’s love affair with bugs.

American Masters: Hollywood Chinese

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 7:30pm

From the sexed-up Suzie Wong to the kung fu fighting Bruce Lee, American Masters tackles issues of race and representation in Hollywood Chinese.

POV "Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy"

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 7:00pm

Can an 8-year-old girl from Guangzhou Province find happiness with a Jewish family on Long Island? Watch as Fang Sui Yong becomes Faith Sadowsky.

A Necessary Journey

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 9:00pm

The story of Binh Rybacki's fight to change the lives of Vietnamese children.

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