Multiracial Asian Families: “Hafu” an AMAZING Start But We Need to Go Deeper

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About a week ago I had the chance to do something I’ve been wanting to do (and bugging the filmmakers about for a long time) — finally go to a local screening of the documentary Hafu, meaning “half,” which represents 5 stories of mixed heritage Japanese folks navigating their multi/identities in Japan today.

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Jennifer Frappier, Chill, the documentary about an egg-freezing journey


“I was excited to talk to Jennifer Frappier this week about her documentary-in-progress, Chill.  Chill is all about Jenni’s journey to discovering more about her fertility and the option of freezing her eggs for a future pregnancy if needed.  She explains the project much better: “Chill is a documentary film about balancing life, career and cheating the biological clock.”  Listen to the show here or download the episode from itunes (and make sure you subscribe too)!You’ll learn more about her as she joins me as a co-host in some upcoming podcast episodes!–Heidi Durrow


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Interracial Marriage: New Documentary Uncovers Stigmas

It’s sad to see that there is still a stigma attached to interracial dating. We don’t have to look any further than the backlash against…

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▶ “Dark Girls”–A Look At Colorism and Internalized Racism In The Black Community!!(Full Documentary) – YouTube

Dark Girls is a 2012 documentary film by American filmmakers Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry. It documents colorism based on skin tone among African American…

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Video: Who is Black in America (Full Show, No Commercials)

Compelling documentary produced by CNN. If you didn’t catch it on TV, you won’t want to miss this! Enjoy! Your friends at

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‘NEGRO’: exploring identity and the color complex among Latinos

‘NEGRO’ is a docu-series exploring identity, colonization, racism and the African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean and the color complex among Latin…

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Indie Spotlight: Mixed Race Actress Displays ‘United Colors Of Amani’

Amani Starnes, who was in ‘Ask A Slave’, stars in ‘The United Colors of Amani’, which depicts the Hollywood life of a mixed race actress.

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Home | Latino Americans | PBS

Latino Americans is a landmark three-part, six-hour documentary series that is set to air nationally on PBS in the fall of 2013.

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Think Mexican • Remembering the Chicano Moratorium

On August 29, 1970, a “Chicano Moratorium” against the war in Vietnam was held in East L.A.

Loyola-Marymount film student Tom Myrdahl shot this documentary, capturing the events that unfolded as law enforcement and protesters clashed in and around Laguna Park. This film has not been seen in nearly 40 years.

Tom, who is still a working cameraman in Los Angeles, is putting this historic film on the web as a tribute to the brave citizens of East L.A. who came together 40 years ago to voice their dissent against the Vietnam War.

Community Village‘s insight:

In the video:

  • Bronze people with a Bronze culture”
  • “We’re not against the black people or the white people. We’re against oppression.”

Note: The Beret has been used as a symbol of fighting oppression going back to

The black beret as a revolutionary symbol -Wikipedia

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