Abraham Ferrer

Abraham Ferrer is the Archives and Distribution Manager for Visual Communications, a non-profit media arts organization based in downtown Los Angeles. They host the annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Because of the pandemic, the festival was moved to September this year. Send your entries now! Volunteer, sign up for classes, or even get some seasonal work at Visual Communications if you wanna help get our voices heard. We chat about the history of Visual Communications and the state of Asian American cinema now. 

Visual Communications: vcmedia.org
Asian CineVisions and the Asian American International Film Festival: asiancinevision.org
Center for Asian American Media (nee National Asian American Telecommunications Association): caamedia.org
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (now CAAMFest): caamedia.org/caamfest/
Pacific Arts Movement (presenter of the San Diego Asian Film Festival): pacarts.org
Vancouver Asian Film Festival: paff.org
Asian American Film Lab (presenter of the 72 Hour Film Shootout): asianamericanfilmlab.com
 
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Abe also mentioned the D word (diversity) and the R word (representation). 
 
Check out earlier episodes with Dr. Grace and Dr. Nathan, as we discuss specific issues growing up Asian in America: model minority myth, anxiety/depression, how Asian women and men are seen in America. 
 

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