MOVEMENT: ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA, a celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, invites audiences to consider the multifaceted vibrancies and complexities of Asian American and Pacific Islander individuals and communities. It evokes evolution and transformation within and beyond Asian Pacific America. This year, MOVEMENT especially commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Immigration Act. By facilitating massive migration streams from Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean, this landmark legislation dramatically changed US culture, society, economy, and politics. MOVEMENT, therefore, provides a timely venue for thinking about the fantasies and realities of the American Dream today.
The series is sponsored by IU’s Asian Culture Center, Asian American
Studies Program, Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and
Multicultural Affairs, Departments of History, Department of Communication
and Culture, College of Arts and Sciences, Center for Research
on Race and Ethnicity in Society, IU GLBT Student Support Services
Office, and IU Cinema.