October 13, 2021 / Modified oct 13, 2021 8:18 p.m.

Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña on documenting the history of the Asian American experience.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Paula Poundstone returns to the Fox Theatre; Chris Dashiell previews Film Fest Tucson; and a song from John Coinman.

asian americans logo version 2 hero "Asian Americans" (2020) was a 5-part series produced by documentary filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña.
courtesy PBS

Arizona Spotlight

October 14, 2021

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Featured on the October 14th, 2021 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

paulapoundstone-spot Paula Poundstone, doing what she loves best.
Courtesy of Paula Poundstone

"Asian Americans" trailer

  • Essayist Chris Dashiell reviews three selections from Film Fest Tucson: Vagabonds, The Winter House, and the documentary Kubrick by Kubrick. Film Fest Tucson runs from October 14th - 17th, with screenings both in-person and online.
Film Essays with Chris Dashiell spot Chris Dashiell is a regular contributor to Arizona Spotlight.

stanley kubrick film fest hero A photo of Stanley Kubrick from "Kubrick by Kubrick".
courtesy Film Fest Tucson

film fest winter house hero Lili Taylor in "The Winter House", a selection in the 2021 Film Fest Tucson.
courtesy Film Fest Tucson

John Coinman in the desert John Coinman in the desert.
© John Coinman

"Long Way Home" by John Coinman / featuring photography by Michael Hyatt

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