• Roots & Branches-Ray Soungpanya-Bouaphet Sygnavong

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    Here, we interview two community leaders who at the time of the interview had only been in the United States for a few years. They are both Lowland Lao, and fled their country at the end of what is often called the Vietnam War (although in fact it included most of Southeast Asia).

    Both of the...

  • Artist in Society: Talking with Hershell West-MID

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    (as revised in 2020) - priced for public libraries, K-12 and community organizations

    "...compelling documentary.... Highly recommended."
    T. Keogh for "Video Librarian"

    "...[provides] an enriched sense of why public art matters."
    Paul N. Straghalis, Adult Library Asst., Albany Publi...

  • Palomino Productions work about African Americans

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    Here is an over-view of some of the work of filmmaker Eve A. Ma, the producer-director of Palomino Productions. This only looks at her work related to the African American experience; she also has documentaries along with one drama and experimental work which cover topics as varied as immigrant...

  • Weaving with Spanish Threads: an Immigrant's Tale

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    PLEASE NOTE: if you live in Sacramento, CA., please do not purchase before April 2021, due to film festival rules. This is on the honor system; please conform to it. Thanks.

    "[A] 'must-see' for any serious student of immigration, plantation life, and the nature of historical storytelling."
    ...

  • The Artist in Society: Talking with Hershell West

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    "...compelling documentary.... Highly recommended."
    T. Keogh for "Video Librarian"

    "...[provides] an enriched sense of why public art matters."
    Paul N. Straghalis, Adult Library Asst., Albany Public Library (CA)

    "...presents the artist as a vital and contributing member of society....

  • Masters of Rhythm: the Afro-Peruvian Way

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    "...a rare and delightful glimpse. The film...capture[s] the artistry, love, and philosophy...."
    John Santos (seven times Grammy nominee; US Artists Fontanals Fellow)
    "...an intimate portrait of the master practitioners of the rhythmic music central to Afro-Peruvian heritage. Highly re...

  • Of Beauty & Deities: Music & Dance of India

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    --(with closed captions)--

    "...visually pleasing, informative, and entertaining. Recommended."
    Video Librarian (J. Reed)
    "The footwork is fast and the costumes, beautiful...."
    Multicultural Review
    ".... Wow! What a wonderful presentation of the music, dance and culture....excellent work."
    Greg a...

  • A Zest for Life: Afro-Peruvian Rhythms, a Source of Latin Jazz

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    "...a vivid demonstration...that...Afro-Peruvian music and culture [are] ... exciting and dynamic...." --Wayne Wallace, 3 times Grammy nominated jazz trombonist)
    "...satisfying...good educational tool..."
    --Troy Bedford for Anthropology Review)

    This is the first documentary I made ...

  • Pearls from the Sea: Music & Dance of Tahiti

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    This 50-minute documentary is most memorable for the lively, fast-paced performances of the dancers of the California-based group, Te Mana 'O Te Ra. Te Mana 'O Te Ra have performed throughout the United States as well as in Hawaii and Tahiti, itself

    All numbers are accompanied by live music un...

  • The Spanish Experimentals of Eve A. Ma

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    Three experimental shorts by filmmaker Eve A. Ma, shot in southern Spain in and near the city of Jerez de la Frontera. They range in length from 26 minutes (Two Streets and Adela) to 18 minutes (Tone Poem with Hang Drum) to the very short short, Her (Ella), clocking in at 4 minutes. The shorts ...

  • Weaving w-Spanish Threads: an Immigrant's Tale-MID

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    PLEASE NOTE: if you live in Sacramento, CA., please do not purchase before April 2021, due to film festival rules. This is on the honor system; please conform to it. Thanks.

    "Weaving with Spanish Threads: an Immigrant's Tale," tells the story of a little-known immigration of Spaniards who c...

  • Masters of Rhythm-EDU-Doc w/video extras

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    "...an intimate portrait of the master practitioners of the rhythmic music central to Afro-Peruvian heritage. Highly recommended."
    Video Librarian (C. Block)
    "...the energy is palpable.... [W]ill leave viewers wanting to see, hear, and know more.... A fine choice."
    EMRO (Edu. Media...

  • Masters of Rhythm-EDU-FULL PACKET

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    "...an intimate portrait of the master practitioners of the rhythmic music central to Afro-Peruvian heritage. Highly recommended."
    Video Librarian (C. Block)
    "...the energy is palpable.... [W]ill leave viewers wanting to see, hear, and know more.... A fine choice."
    EMRO (Edu. Media...

  • Of Beauty & Deities: Music & Dance of India - EDU

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    --(with closed captions)--

    "...visually pleasing, informative, and entertaining. Recommended."
    Video Librarian (J. Reed)
    "The footwork is fast and the costumes, beautiful...."
    Multicultural Review
    ".... Wow! What a wonderful presentation of the music, dance and culture....excellent...

  • The Artist in Society: ....-EDUCATIONAL

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    priced for colleges, universities, and large museums

    "...compelling documentary.... Highly recommended."
    T. Keogh for "Video Librarian"

    "...[provides] an enriched sense of why public art matters."
    Paul N. Straghalis, Adult Library Asst., Albany Public Library (CA)

    "...presents the...

  • Pearls from the Sea-EDUCATIONAL

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    This 50-minute documentary is most memorable for the lively, fast-paced performances of the dancers of the California-based group, Te Mana 'O Te Ra. Te Mana 'O Te Ra have performed throughout the United States as well as in Hawaii and Tahiti, itself

    All numbers are accompanied by live music un...

  • A Zest for Life: Afro-Peruvian Rhythms, a Source of Latin Jazz - EDUCATIONAL

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    "...a vivid demonstration...that...Afro-Peruvian music and culture [are] ... exciting and dynamic...." --Wayne Wallace, 3 times Grammy nominated jazz trombonist)
    "...satisfying...good educational tool..."
    --Troy Bedford for Anthropology Review)

    This is the first documentary I made about Afro...

  • Weaving w-Spanish Threads: an Immigrant's Tale EDU

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    PLEASE NOTE: if you live in Sacramento, CA., please do not purchase before April 2021, due to film festival rules. This is on the honor system; please conform to it. Thanks.

    "[A] 'must-see' for any serious student of immigration, plantation life, and the nature of historical storytelling."
    ...

  • The Spanish Experimentals - EDUCATIONAL

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    Here you have three experimental shorts that Eve A. Ma created in southern Spain, in and near the charming city of Jerez de la Frontera. "Two Streets & Adela" (28 min.) tells the story of Adela, a flamenco costume maker who lives in the so-called cradle of flamenco, on a very special day in her ...

  • Maestros del Ritmo con addendum

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