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MA candidate of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University researching Asian American relationships with film and new media.

For more than a year, and especially in recent months, images of Asian Americans being harassed verbally and physically, primarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have become the forefront of national attention. …


Background

The University of California, Davis closed down as a result of the poor air quality caused by the smoke coming from the Camp Fire, approximately 90 miles away. …


The marriage between film and propaganda have essentially been around since the commercialization and mass-viewership of film — from the British Pathe newsreels of World War I battlefields to the Soviet montage films of Eisenstein and Vertov to present day North Korean soap operas and the military recruitment commercials of…

Jacob Lacuesta

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