With Silk Wings (1992)

With Silk Wings (1982)Duration: 30 minutes each
Directed by: Loni Ding
Video 1: Four Women
Video 2: Frankly Speaking
Video 3: On New Ground

The With Silk Wings project was funded by the U.S. Department of Education (Women’s Educational Equality Act) to enhance employment opportunities for Asian American women. Four women presents stories about a Chinese American labor organizer, a Japanese American architect, a Filipino American physician, and a Korean American community worker. Frankly Speaking explores questions of family, identity, and future with Asian American girls and young women. On New Ground features vignettes of Asian American women in jobs non-traditional to them, such as a welder, a park ranger, and a judge.

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