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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

Supported by Arizona Theatre Company
Arizona Spotlight

October 14, 2021

This episode is supported by the Arizona Theatre Company.
NPR

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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