Category Archives: movies

RSVP for Free Panel Discussion on “The Celine Archive” documentary–Unburying a ghost story that’s real.

It’s a Filipino American story that says a lot about us then and now. RSVP to attend an online discussion with the filmmaker Celine Parrenas Shimizu,family members of Cecilia “Celine” Navarro, FANHS founder Dorothy Cordova and others. I’m moderating, so RSVP now for this FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH capper.

RSVP now! https://fb.me/e/5lqYD8lPp

Posted by Filipino American National Historical Society Museum on Saturday, October 24, 2020

Emil Amok’s Takeout: Happy July 4th, 5th, 6th… Hamilton, Mt. Rushmore, plus another TED Talk.

Hey, Happy Fourth. I finally got around to “Hamilton.” It only took me five years. It’s easier to get into Harvard.
And guess what. My buddy Ishmael Reed was right. So why are brown and black actors playing the oppressors so cool?
That and a lot more on this episode.

And when you’re done, check out my columns here.