Posts Tagged ‘Chinese American author’ What is the Center for Asian American Media’s Mission Statement?

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.

September 13th through Sunday September 19th, 2010
Different aspects of Japanese and Asian film, anime, fashion, music, and other forms of pop culture will be celebrated.
Sunday Sept 19, 2010 – Check out the CAAM outdoor screening of HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE at Japantown Peace Plaza, San Francisco!  8:30pm and is free for everyone. Early arrival is highly suggested as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sept. 22, 2010   6:30 PM to 8:00 PM 500 Courtland Avenue, San Francisco, 415.355.2810

SPEAKING IN TONGUES screening at the Bernal Heights Public Library

Free Film Screening and Q & A with the filmmakers
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To learn more about the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM):
Educational Distribution more than 250 titles, constituting the country’s largest collection of Asian American films and videos for educational distribution.
Film Festival San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) every March.
Media Fund funding and support for provocative and engaging Asian American film and media projects from independent producers.
Public Broadcast presents innovative, engaging Asian American works on public television.
James T. Yee Fellowship funding coupled with a mentorship for first-time or emerging filmmakers.
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Thank you, folks at CAAM, for your dedication to your work!
Teresa LeYung Ryan
Chinese-American author Teresa LeYung Ryan says: “Speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves through our writings.”
author of Love Made of Heart; writing-career coach, founder of GraceArt Publishing
author Teresa LeYung Ryan speaks out for those who cannot speak for themselves through her writings.

author Teresa LeYung Ryan speaks out for those who cannot speak for themselves through her writings.

How a Book Gets to be in a Special Collection at the Boston Public Library

I’m a member of Women’s National Book Association–San Francisco Chapter.

When Laurie Beckelman was national president of Women’s National Book Association, she coordinated with the Boston Public Library to create a WNBA Collection. Thank you, Laurie!  Thank you, everyone at the Boston Public Library!

Love Made of Heart at Boston Public Library Central Branch

My dear sister was in Boston and guess what she did?  She visited the Central Branch of the Boston Public Library and took photos of my novel Love Made of Heart proudly shelved. Thanks, Sis!

Maria reading Love Made of Heart at Boston Public Library Central Branch


Teresa LeYung Ryan

Chinese American author who writes for and about modern courageous women unbeknownst to themselves.

As an author I use my novel Love Made of Heart to encourage adult-children of mentally-ill parents to speak openly about the stigmas that their parents suffer.
Love Made of Heart is:
• recommended by the California School Library Association and the California Reading Association
• used in Advanced Composition English-as-a-Second-Language classes
• archived at the San Francisco History Center

Love Made of Heart is in  97 public libraries (84 branches in the United States, 2 branches in the United Kingdom , 9 branches in New Zeland; 1 branch in Austrialia, 1 branch in Singapore).

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