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Guide to the Asian CineVision Records TAM.416

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by I-Ting Emily Chu

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 20, 2021
Some names and program titles written in Latin script are also represented using traditional or simplified Chinese characters. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect inclusion of 2017 accretion Edited by Shiva Addanki to reflect inclusion of 2018 accretion.  Edited by Nicole Greenhouse for updated administrative information and archived websites. Edited by Anna McCormick to reflect the digitization and enhanced description of CCTV tapes done by Klavier J. Wang.  Edited by Amy C. Vo to change legacy description about the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Updated by Rachel Mahre to state some audiovisual materials have been digitized and are accessible to patrons.  Updated by Rachel Mahre to state some audiovisual materials have been digitized and are accessible to patrons.   , August 2017 , November 2018 , September 2021 , June 2020 , February 2021 , February 2021 , May, 2021

Scope and Contents

This unprocessed collection consists of four series: I, Administrative Files of Asian CineVision (boxes 1-78, less the eleven interfiled boxes of series two); II, Research Files, i.e., background files on Asian American cinema, including a large collection of film catalogues (includes some notes in Chinese, and catalogs and magazines Spanish, Arabic, Korean, and Japanese (boxes 21-28, 40, 53, 67); III, Video Recordings (in various formats), from (A) Chinese Cable Television (CCTV), boxes 79-159, and (B) Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF), i.e., motion pictures, short films, documentaries, and other video materials gathered in preparation for the festival (boxes 160-273); Addendum, 2011-2013 (unprocessed; boxes 274-300), which contains unidentified materials, posters, hard drives, and laptops.

Materials added to this collecion in 2017 include Programs from Asian American International Film Festivals (AAIFF) and Asian American International Video Festivals (AAIVF), dated 1978-2003. They also include inventories of Asian CineVision video archives, and catalog indexes of AAIFF programs and the Chinese-American cultural magazine Bridge.

Materials added to this collection in 2018 include programs from Asian American International Film Festivals (AAIFF) and Asian American International Video Festivals (AAIVF), copies of the periodical Cinevue, and office files related to these materials, dated 1976-2003.

Arrangement

This unprocessed collection contains five series:

I. Administrative Files
II. Research Files
III. Video Recordings
IV. Addendum
V. Archived Websites