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UC Irvine work-in-progress screening – June 2017

There will be a work-in-progress screening of Manzanar, Diverted at UC Irvine on June 1, 2017. Ann was invited to present to Julie Cho’s “Documentary Strategies” class.

FINDING KUKAN screens at LA Asian Pacific Film Festival – April 2017

Finding Kukan directed by Robin Lung premiered at the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival where it won an Audience Award. Ann was one of the principal cinematographers on this epic documentary about the uncredited Chinese American woman producer of this lost Academy Award winning film.

K-TOWN ’92 launches on April 27 – April 2017

K-Town ’92, directed by Grace Lee, is an interactive documentary which gives space to the different perspectives of those who experienced the LA riots, triggered by the Rodney King verdict. Ann shot several interviews for this documentary.

Manzanar Pilgrimage Screening – April 2017

There will be a work-in-progress screening of Manzanar, Diverted at the 2017 Manzanar Pilgrimage. 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the incarceration of Japanese Americans at Manzanar. The screening will occur after the Manzanar At Dusk program at the Lone Pine High School. Light refreshments served. When:   8 – 9:30 pm, Saturday, April 29, 2017 […]

AAAS Screening – April 2017

There will be a work-in-progress screening of Manzanar, Diverted at the 2017 Asssociation of Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon. When:   11:30 am – 1 pm, Friday, April 14, 2017 Where:  Columbia Room, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

UCLA Aratani CARE Grant – January 2017

Manzanar, Diverted was awarded a UCLA Aratani CARE Grant which will fund interview transcriptions and work-in-progress screenings at the 2017 Manzanar Pilgrimage and at UCLA.

Selected Reviews and Articles

“A ‘Diverting’ Look at Manzanar,” J.K. Yamamoto, Rafu Shimpo, April 27, 2017. “Freewaves Debuts ‘Long Live LA’ Tonight and on Transit TV,” Damien Newton, Streetsblog LA, Feb. 20, 2014.  “Los Angeles rolls out public-health videos on 2,000 Metro buses,” Susan Abram, Los Angeles Daily News, Feb. 19, 2014. “Long Live L.A.: Bringing Video Art and […]