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Arthur Dong
ARTHUR DONG (born October 30, 1953, in San Francisco, California
San Francisco, California
) is an American documentary filmmaker. His work combines the art of the visual medium with an investigation of social issues, examining topics such as Asian American
Asian American
history and identity, and gay oppression. He received a BA (in film) from San Francisco State University
San Francisco State University
in 1982 and completed the Director's Fellowship program at American Film Institute Center for Advanced Film Studies in 1985. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
where he served on the Board of Governors from 2002-2006 (Documentary Branch). Currently he serves on National Film Preservation Board
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Visual Communications (VC)
VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS (also known as VC) –– is a community-based non-profit media arts organization based in Los Angeles and founded in 1970 by independent filmmakers Robert Nakamura , Alan Ohashi, Eddie Wong, and Duane Kubo. Fueled by the Civil Rights and Anti-War movements, they set out creating learning kits, photographing community events, recording oral histories, and collecting historical images of Asian American life. Additionally, they created films , video productions , community media productions, screening activities, and photographic exhibits and publications. VC originally worked as a film collective, concentrating on portraying accurate images of Asian Americans and capturing social movements. In the 1970s and 80s, VC took on several projects in the independent film production arena
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Chinese Historical Society Of America
The CHINESE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA (simplified Chinese : 美国华人历史学会; traditional Chinese : 美國華人歷史學會; pinyin : Měiguó Huárén Lìshǐ Xuéhuì; Jyutping : Mei5gwok3 Waa4jan4 Lik6si2 Hok6wui6; abbreviated CHSA) is the oldest and largest archive and history center documenting the Chinese American experience in the United States . It was conceived in the fall of 1962 and incorporated on January 5, 1963, and is based in San Francisco , California . It was founded by Thomas W. Chinn, C.H. Kwock, Chingwah Lee, H.K. Wong, and Thomas W.S. Wu D.D.S. In November 2001 the CHSA relocated and opened the CHINESE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA MUSEUM AND LEARNING CENTER in the Chinese YWCA building. Noted architect Julia Morgan designed the now-historic building in San Francisco\'s Chinatown , and included elements reminding viewers of Chinese arts and crafts
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GLAAD Media Awards
The GLAAD MEDIA AWARD is an accolade bestowed by the Gay
Gay
& Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to recognize and honor various branches of the media for their outstanding representations of the lesbian , gay , bisexual and transgender ( LGBT
LGBT
) community and the issues that affect their lives. In addition to film and television, the Awards also recognize achievements in other branches of the media and arts, including theatre, music, journalism and advertising
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James Wong Howe
JAMES WONG HOWE, A.S.C. (Chinese : 黃宗霑; pinyin : Huáng Zōngzhān; August 28, 1899 – July 12, 1976) was a Chinese American cinematographer who worked on over 130 films. He was a master at the use of shadow and was one of the first to use deep-focus cinematography , in which both foreground and distant planes remain in focus. During the 1930s and 1940s, Howe was one of the most sought after cinematographers in Hollywood. He was nominated for ten Academy Awards for cinematography, winning twice for The Rose Tattoo (1955) and Hud (1963). Howe was judged to be one of history's ten most influential cinematographers in a survey of the members of the International Cinematographers Guild
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American Masters
AMERICAN MASTERS is a PBS television series which produces biographies on enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists, filmmakers, and those who have left an indelible impression on the cultural landscape of the United States. It is produced by WNET in New York City. The show debuted on PBS in 1986
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Traditional Chinese Characters
TRADITIONAL CHINESE CHARACTERS (traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字; simplified Chinese : 正体字/繁体字; Pinyin : Zhèngtǐzì/Fántĭzì) are Chinese characters
Chinese characters
in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946. They are most commonly the characters in the standardized character sets of Taiwan
Taiwan
, of Hong Kong and Macau
Macau
or in the Kangxi Dictionary
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Public Broadcasting Service
The PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor . Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia
Virginia
, PBS
PBS
is an independently operated non-profit organization and is the most prominent provider of television programming to public television stations in the United States, distributing series such as Keeping Up Appearances
Keeping Up Appearances
, BBC World News , NOVA scienceNOW , NOVA , Barney and Friends , Arthur , Sesame Street
Sesame Street
, PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour
, Walking with Dinosaurs , Masterpiece , Nature , American Masters , Frontline , and Antiques Roadshow
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San Francisco Foundation
SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION is a San Francisco Bay Area philanthropy organization. It is one of the largest community foundations in the country. The foundation gives out millions of dollars a year through awards and fellowship programs. Projects the Foundation has helped found include Huckleberry House . CONTENTS* 1 Awards * 1.1 Helen Crocker Russell Community Leadership Award * 1.2 Koshland Young Leader Awards * 1.3 John Gutmann Photography Fellowship Award * 1.4 Joseph Henry Jackson, James Duval Phelan, and Mary Tanenbaum Literary Awards * 1.5 James Duval Phelan Literary Award * 1.6 Phelan, Murphy, and Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts * 1.7 James D. Phelan Art Award through the Bay Area Documentary Fund * 1.8 Fund for Artists * 1.9 Bay Area Documentary Fund * 1.10 Shenson Performing Arts Fellowships * 2 References * 3 External links AWARDSAwards and Scholarships of the San Francisco Foundation
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James D. Phelan
JAMES DUVAL PHELAN (April 20, 1861 – August 7, 1930) was an American politician, civic leader and banker. He served as Mayor of San Francisco
San Francisco
from 1897 to 1902 and represented California
California
in the United States Senate
United States Senate
from 1915 to 1921. Phelan was also active in the movement to restrict Japanese immigration to the United States. CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Career * 3 Water and land rights * 4 Earthquake recovery efforts * 5 U.S. Senate * 6 Later life * 7 Legacy * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links EARLY YEARSPhelan was born in San Francisco
San Francisco
, the son of James Phelan and Alice Kelly. James Phelan (1819-1892) was an Irish immigrant who became wealthy during the California
California
Gold Rush as a trader, merchant, banker and real estate investor. James D
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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Institute For Advanced Technology In The Humanities
Coordinates : 37°32′12.2″N 78°30′20″W / 37.536722°N 78.50556°W / 37.536722; -78.50556 THIS ARTICLE HAS MULTIPLE ISSUES. Please help IMPROVE IT or discuss these issues on the TALK PAGE . (Learn how and when to remove these template messages ) This article NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (January 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ) The topic of this article MAY NOT MEET\'S NOTABILITY GUIDELINES FOR COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS . Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond its mere trivial mention
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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IMDb
IMDB, formerly known as INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE, is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews, operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon . As of December 2017 , IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database, as well as 83 million registered users. The site enables registered users to submit new material and edits to existing entries. Users with a proven track record of submitting factual data are given instant approval for minor additions such as filming locations. However, image, name, character name, plot summaries, and title changes are screened before publication, and usually take between 24–72 hours to appear
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Wayback Machine
The WAYBACK MACHINE is a digital archive of the World Wide Web
World Wide Web
and other information on the Internet
Internet
created by the Internet Archive
Internet Archive
, a nonprofit organization , based in San Francisco
San Francisco
, California
California
, United States . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Technical details * 2.1 Storage capabilities * 2.2 Growth * 2.3 Website exclusion policy * 2.3.1 Oakland Archive
Archive
Policy * 3 Uses * 3.1 In legal evidence * 3.1.1 Civil litigation * 3.1.1.1 Netbula LLC v. Chordiant Software Inc. * 3.1.1.2 Telewizja Polska
Telewizja Polska
* 3.1.2 Patent law * 3.1.3 Limitations of utility * 4 Legal status * 5 Archived content legal issues * 5.1 Scientology
Scientology
* 5.2 Healthcare Advocates, Inc
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Paul Monette
PAUL LANDRY MONETTE (October 16, 1945 – February 10, 1995) was an American author, poet, and activist best known for his essays about gay relationships. CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Monette-Horwitz Trust * 3 Bibliography * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 5.1 Archival sources * 6 External links LIFE AND CAREERMonette was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts , and graduated from Phillips Academy in 1963 and Yale University in 1967. Conflicted about his sexual orientation , he moved to Boston, Massachusetts , where he taught writing and literature at Milton Academy . In 1978 he moved to West Hollywood with his romantic partner, lawyer Roger Horwitz. Monette's most acclaimed book, Borrowed Time, chronicles Horwitz' fight against and eventual death from AIDS. His 1992 memoir, Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story, tells of his life in the closet before coming out, culminating with his meeting Horwitz in 1974
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