Help us preserve community film while growing an archive of Asian American moving images.
CAAM is co-producing The Asian Americans, a sweeping, first-ever public media initiative that will chronicle the Asian story in the United States. The series explores bold, new perspectives that recalibrate the way we look at that experience, and reveals the vital role of Asian Americans in shaping American history and identity. Told through individual lives and personal histories, the series explores major epochs of the American journey through the context of immigration, diversity, and global connectedness.
The Asian Americans will unfold over five riveting hours and air primetime nationwide on PBS in May 2020. The series is produced by the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), WETA, and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), with series producer Renee Tajima-Peña and producers S. Leo Chiang, Geeta Gandhbir, and Grace Lee.
Help us tell the Asian American story! Do you have home movies that show daily life and memorable events as lived for Asian American families? We are collecting and digitizing these videos to preserve and share them – and the stories they tell — to a broad public.
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