Immigrant Life Stories, a youth video collaboration between Termite TV and Asian Arts Initiative was nominated for Best Documentary at the Derek Freese Youth Media Film Festival. The film will be screened Sunday February 26th, 2012 from 4-7PM in Annenberg Hall, Room 3, Temple University, 2020 North 13th street (between Norris and Diamond).
Youth Filmmakers interview people about their journeys and experiences of migrating from one country to another. Through animation and experimental shorts, they explore what it means to be “at home” or to be an “outsider”. This short film was created by youth filmmakers, Xia Ou Huang, Uyen Le, Ling Lin, Duong Nghe Ly, Steven Ngo, Loc Nguyen, Christopher Pham, Annie Seng, Nancy Tat, Hao Truong, Xiu Fen Wang, Xiu Juan Wang under the guidance of teaching artist Anula Shetty. Funded in part by the Pennsylvania Arts in Education Partnership and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. View excerpt below.