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Through The Repellent Fence (#609) Duration: 56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

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Unbroken Glass (#506) Duration: 58:40 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

When he was six-years-old, Dinesh Sabu's parents died. Raised by his siblings, he had little idea who his parents were or where he came from. Now as an adult with a burning curiosity, Dinesh sets out on a journey across the United States and India to piece together their story. Uncovering a silenced family history of mental illness, Dinesh confronts the legacy of having a schizophrenic mother who died by suicide, the reality of growing up an orphaned immigrant, and the trauma of these events. Can he reconcile these truths all while living in the specter of mental illness?

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Finding Kukan (#610) Duration: 56:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Filmmaker Robin Lung documents her 7-yearjourney to uncover the efforts of Li Ling-Ai, the visionary but uncredited producer of Kukan. Lung discovers a damaged film print of Kukan, and pieces together the untold tale of the two renegades behind its making -- Li Ling-Ai and Rey Scott. A landmark film, Kukan showcased China's resistance to Japanese occupation during World War II, and was the first American feature documentary to receive an Academy Award in 1942.

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Random Acts of Legacy (#611) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Today, we have the luxury of being able to document our lives in an instant, but during the Great Depression and into the 1950s, this luxury was almost nonexistent. Filmmaker and director Ali Kazimi knew he stumbled upon a rare artifact when he found himself in an online bidding war for film footage from 1936 to 1951. The old home movies had a name attached to it, Silas Fung, and offered a little-seen glimpse into how a Chinese family embraced American customs. Fung was a first-generation Chinese American commercial artist who had a passion for filming home movies. Restoring Fung's films took years, but Kazimi succeeded in keeping this family's archive intact. What he found was a look at everyday life, from ice cream cakes on birthdays, to an obsession with the 1933 Chicago World's Fair.

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Who Is Arthur Chu? (#612) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO (Secondary audio: none)

Who is Arthur Chu? follows 11-time Jeopardy! winner Arthur Chu, who won almost $300,000. By using an unconventional game strategy, the former insurance analyst amassed tens of thousands of fans and haters on Twitter. In an effort to put his 15 minutes of TV fame to good use, Arthur aspires to become a public figure. By addressing topics such as racism and sexism particularly in gaming culture, his posture debunks the "model" Asian American stereotype.

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Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story (#507) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in California prisons and jails. Ben Wang's BREATHIN': THE EDDY ZHENG STORY paints an intimate portrait of Eddy-the prisoner, the immigrant, the son, the activist-on his journey to freedom, rehabilitation and redemption.

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