Two films from the 1980s defined character and social archetypes that persist to this day.
"Rock the Boat" chronicles the kayaking adventures of George Wolfe and how the L.A. River began to be transformed.
The collective began in 1970 with the aim to accurately portray and raise awareness of Asian Americans and their place in history through media arts.
Film and television writer, director and producer Archie Gips shares his arrival story.
"My Los Angeles was filled with the duality of scary pasts and bright futures, combined with a promise of eternal sunshine," says Terry Castle, daughter of horror film maven Willia
His short film, while covering what many Angelenos know about its own murals, deftly introduces the art issue to a larger audience.