The DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival has announced their awards for 2010. Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause has been named Best Documentary Short. It will screen this Sunday at 2pm, along with five other short films, including Jitensha, the film named Best Narrative Short. You can read more about Yick Wo and the other winners here.
Let Freedom Swing is now available to stream online! LFS is three short films that explore the parallel histories of the Constitution and Jazz and feature Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and musician Wynton Marsalis as well as scholars and musicians from all walks of American life.
The festival runs from October 7-11, 2010 in Venice and Santa Monica, CA. Yick Wo will screen during Block 3, the “Music Video and Doc Friday Night Fest.”
Friday October 8th
1404 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Click here to purchase tickets — $20 will get you admission to the Block 3 screening and the reception party on the 10th. All-access passes are also available.
Students across the country watched Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company on Constitution Day, but a lucky few in Mississippi got to talk with Thaddeus Edmonson himself.
Tickets now available: See Yick Wo as part of the DC Asian American Film Festival’s “No Day But Today” short film program
The film will screen Sunday, October 10 at 2:00 pm, as part of the “No Day But Today” short film program. You can purchase tickets here — admisson is $8 in advance, $10 at the door. The screening will take place at the Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh Street, NW Washington, DC, and will include several short films from around the world.
The DC APA Film Festival runs October 7 – 16, 2010.
Presented in conjunction with the Center for East Asian Studies and Center for Asian American Media, the film will be shown Tuesday, October 26 at 4pm at the Eastside Theater, 1041 Myrtle Street, East Palo Alto.
The festival runs October 22-31, 2010 in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and at Stanford University. This year’s films all focus on subjects relating to population, migration and globalization.
Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause has been honored with another award. The film won Best Short Film this past weekend at the Show Me Social Justice International Film Festival in Warrensburg, MO.
To celebrate Constitution Day, the latest installment of The Constitution Project is being officially released! Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company is now available to stream and download for free at The Annenberg Foundation’s Sunnylands Classroom website.
In addition, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands has made Jury Selection available on DVD to more than 40,000 classrooms and libraries across the country.
Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company online; DVDs to ship for Constitution Day 2010
Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company is now available to watch online!
Jury Selection is part of Sunnylands Classroom Constitution Day 2010. If you are a school or a library and would like a free copy on DVD, register here by September 5th. DVDs should arrive by September 15.
The Laurel Leader-Call has published an article about the most recent film from The Constitution Project, Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company. It includes interviews with Thaddeus Edmonson — The Leader-Call is his hometown paper – and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
“I’m glad my case will be broadcast to students across the nation,” said Edmonson. “This case happened years ago. However, even after having to wait so long for justice to be served, I still believed in America. I still believe in the Constitution of the United States.”
The film will be released to celebrate Constitution Day, and will be available to view online as well as in more than 40,000 schools and libraries across the nation.