38 - City of London, London All good things come to those who wait but I'm done waiting!
I'm an outgoing person who enjoys travel, cooking, good food and wine, theatre trips and shoe shopping! 36 - Wandsworth, London Happy go lucky female looking for life partner to travel with and watch movies on the sofa I am a positive person who is kind and loyal.
In the end, I don’t know what will happen with us and if we have a future because we live very far away from each other – but two interesting things happened while dating an Indian man for the second time since moving to Bangalore that have really made me stop and think … First, it was great to realise that not all Indian men are afraid to be with a white, divorced women for fear of what their parents will say.
Obviously I haven’t dated much in India, two men isn’t enough to make a truly convincing case on the subject, so my experience level is low.
This film focuses on interview with American soldiers, Japanese women, and their biracial children thirty years after the Allies occupied Japan. Berges also explores mainstream media constructions and stereotypical images of Asian American identity juxtaposed with Hollywood representations of Asians and interviews with his Japanese American grandmother on her internment camp experiences. Video/C 3826 The traditional or nuclear family of the 1950s and 1960s is what most of us think of when asked to define "family." But the idea that there is a typical family is perhaps little more than a myth. DVD 4811 A personal and political film about the filmmaker's experiences being adopted from South Korea at the age of nine and raised by an American Caucasian family. DVD X2958 A young woman whose father was Italian American and mother was African American reflects on racism in her family and in her community. Video/C MM243 This film follows Kim Su Theiler who came to America as a child adoptee, as she returns to Korea looking for her birth mother. Told to keep her true identity a secret from her new American family, this 8 year old girl quickly forgot she was ever anyone else.
Ultimately, these six individuals demonstrate how living intimately with two cultures can be a source of strength and enrichment. Video/C 4997 After World War II, despite orders forbidding it, fraternization between U. soldiers and Japanese women resulted in a number of children born in and out of wedlock. This experimental documentary addresses the complexities inherent in establishing and asserting a biracial identity. Video/C 5230 Sensitive story of generation and cultural differences that occur when a Korean grandmother visits her daughter, American son-in-law, and bi-racial granddaughter in the United States. Midori in describing her own personal struggles likens them to the challenges encountered in learning to be a long-distance runner. Video/C 8897 Her passport said she was Cha Jung Hee. So began a 40 year deception for a Korean adoptee who came to the US in 1966. In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee is the search to find the answers, as acclaimed filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem (First person plural, PBS 2000) returns to her native Korea to find her "double," the mysterious girl whose place she took in America. As he searches to understand his father he discovers what 'home' really means. The film is told from the unique perspective of the film's co-director, Camilla Benolirao Griggers, who draws parallels between the history of war and violence between the two countries and her own family history as the granddaughter of a U. But it just turns out that I haven’t met the right Indian man for ME yet.Feelin’ pretty good about that realisation I’ve gotta say because I do love this country and I sort of thought there was no relationship hope for me if I stayed. Special features: Disc 2, (77 min.) Special educational features: extended interviews with Paul Spickard and Reginald Daniel; extended comedy routines by Jim Ruel, Tessie Chua; game/interactive class activity, Where's the line? Video/C 6613 "I used to think that we were the typical Asian American family," muses William Gow, a fifth-generation Chinese American of biracial descent, as several family members describe instances of how they are commonly mistaken for other ethnicities. Exploring these questions exposes the very nature of where pain and laughter come from in a racially divided world. DVD X517; vhs Video/C 5290 Document maintained on server: by Gary Handman, Head, Media Resources Center.Normally it never bothers me at all but this time it did.I was sat next to my ‘power guy’ on the same side of the table – instead of across from each other – at the quaint and lovely North-West Indian restaurant Samarkhand, enjoying some wine and their damn tasty lamb chops. African and Japanese American poet and playwright, Velina Hasu Houston, lives an amalgamated existence and encourages others to take pride in all that they are. Video/C 4994 An young interracially married couple with an infant discuss adjustments in their marriage and relations with their parents. Alex, an East Indian from South Africa, and Maria, a Portuguese, have been married many years, and their children are now married. S., the interviews warmly touch upon the complexities of a family negotiating ethnic identities within an Asian American community that is constantly changing. Video/C MM298 Multiracial people are the fastest growing demographic in America, yet there is no official political recognition for mixed-race people. Directed, produced and sound recorded by Nicole Opper. The film inter-cuts intimate interviews with darker skinned African Americans, lighter skinned African Americans and inter-racial children of black and white parents. History, memory, and anecdotes on multiracial ethnicity are represented through archival images, super 8 film, verité, and interview. This film explores a caste system based on how closely skin color, hair texture and facial features conform to a European ideal. Chung explores his own identity and that of the Yates family. Video/C 8805 Silencio takes place in San Francisco, 1951, and focuses on the experience of a young Filipino-American trying to adjust to his predominantly Caucasion workplace. Video/C 7752 Confronts the viewer with images of Asian female/non-Asian male pairings in American movies and mass media. DVD X4563; Video/C 4178 The story of Vinh Dinh, son of a U. serviceman and a Vietnamese mother, who makes the journey from Vietnamese to American culture, from youth to manhood, and from false dream to harsh reality. Video/C 2350 In the context of a telephone dating service, this film examines dating relationships for men of mixed Asian/white descent and probes Asian American male sexuality in popular culture. Questions as well the filmmaker's relationship to these South Asian immigrants and to his Pakistani/Australian mixed-race heritage.. Video/C 4659 This fresh look at the changing American family breaks new ground and lets children lead the way in preventing prejudice and embracing diversity. Also explores the lives of Korean American women who came to the United States as wives of American servicemen. Vivid portrayal through her words and drawings and through photographs of the deprivations and humiliations of camp life, and the difficulties of readjustment at war's end. Video/C 2177 This video features the diverse viewpoints of people with multiracial Asian heritages and their personal experiences in growing up as multiracial Asian Americans. This film examines the lives of five mothers, whose circumstances are vastly different, who are raising children on their own: a widow raising a bi-racial daughter, A high school dropout raising her child, a lawyer balancing motherhood and a career, a middle-aged college student raising 3 young children, and a single woman who opted for artificial insemination to have a child. Ben, an English Canadian, and Janet, a Chinese Canadian, are just married. Takes a personal view of interracial relationships between Asian Americans and non-Asian Americans and looks at whether such choices have public and political implications. Interspersed with historical details about Chinese immigration to the U. This is a powerful story of love and hate, exile and belonging, loss of identity and return to faith." Written and directed by Safina Uberoi; produced by Penelope Mc Donald. She eventually picks up the pieces of her life, leading to inspiring results. DVD X5013 Explores the recurring and divisive issue in African American communities of skin color. Video/C 8280 Two half Vietnamese documentary filmmakers, both named Adele, weave a shared narrative of mixed Asian (hapa) experiences through interviews with 7 other mixed race subjects. The stories of these women's lives are mainly told through interviews with their children. Video/C 3817 Examines the issue of color consciousness within the black community. Video/C 8321 Documentary, exploring the experiences and attitudes of Indian and Pakistani taxi drivers in New York City. Video/C 8373 Documentary on young South Korean women who work in sex related enterprises adjacent to American military bases in South Korea. Through these personal stories, each person recounts how their identity is affected by their parents' history, hierarchies of race, gender roles, and class. Midori, her mother (who is also interviewed) and the others offer an overview of the struggle of racially mixed people to be accepted and understood and how that role has changed as the United States becomes a more multicultural society. Theatrical version () -- PBS/Educational version (). DVD X4674 Examines how and why couples of different colors, religions, and ethnic roots are drawn to one another, how their differences affect their marriages, and how they deal with their friends and family. Shireen, the daughter of Alex and Maria, and her husband, Jason, the son of a Polish Canadian mother and an African American father, discuss the possibilities of heritage for their new son, Jamal. This personal documentary uncovers the story of Caucasian children who grew up with a foot in two cultures, spoke Chinese as a first language, and lived with war and unrest outside their doorstep. Suzan talks of her disappointment at Lilly's choice of a non-Chinese husband, while Lilly, to her own surprise discovers a need to pass on her cultural heritage to her son, who eventually heals the rift between the generations. Video/C 3962 The Philippine-American War of 1899 was one of the most violent imperial wars of the 20th century and set the precedent for U. foreign policy in Southeast Asia, yet few remember the details of the war or why it was fought. A film by Camilla Benolirao Griggers and Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena. Discusses the discrimination the family has encountered and the cultural miscommunications that exist within the family. Performance artist, Dan Kwong, struggles with two strong Asian heritages, Japanese and Chinese American, while Brenda Wong Aoki uses her unique ethnic mix of four cultural heritages to intersect social circles. Video/C 3831 Portrays the stories of six interracial people, exploring issues of identity, cultural isolation, and the search for community. Video/C 4157 Marathon runner Midori Sperandeo talks personally about her biracial heritage and reflects on the phenomenon of being biracial, with interviews from a number of ethnically mixed-raced people with additional viewpoints. UCB Student film by Adrienne Aubry, Chris Azalde, Elena Carr, Jesse Ehrman. Mariko, the daughter of a Canadian mother and Japanese father, has made two marriages, one to a Japanese, the second to a Canadian Indian. Video/C 9760 Follows the filmmaker on an international journey to uncover his white American father's remarkable childhood in pre-Mao China. DVD X5003 A real life film focusing on the widening chasm between a Chinese mother, Suzane, a first generation immigrant, and her daughter, Lilly, who is eager to fit in with her Caucasian friends and rejects her mother's values. This film explores the social, political, and religious impact of the multiracial movement and the lived experience of being multiracial. It investigates the sensitive topic of color consciousness within the African American community with great tact and a clear commitment to healing divisions. Cast: Adele Pham, Adele Ray, Carmen Vankerhove, Chaz "Koba" Mc Hale. A variety of African Americans give their experiences and attitudes towards the questions of color. The Yates' household consists of the father, an African American Korean war veteran, his Korean war bride and their three grown children. This short film explores the subtle ways racism affects members of a multi-ethnic family, especially when discrimination forces a mixed-blood sibling to reject part of his ethnic heritage and "pass" as Italian in order to fit in. Video/C 6090 Examines the wretched lives of Filipina women who work as prostitutes in Olongapo City, near the U. Naval Base at Subic Bay, Philippines, and the plight of the Amer-Asian children who've been deserted by their American fathers. Examines topics such as interracial dating, ethnic fetishes, and race identity. Here American children describe their own families and explain concepts like "birth mom", "mixed race", "gay and lesbian", and "stepdad.".