My America...or Honk if You Love Buddha


1h 27m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Pena travels coast to coast on a mission to locate the media's infamous "model-minority"--the Asian-American. Instead she encounters a rich landscape of personalities who have escaped the straitjacket of stereotype.

Film Details

Also Known As
Honk If You Love Buddha
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Atomic Nancy & Benny Yee; Charlie Chin; Dj Rhettmatic & Key Kool; Duart Film And Video; Hell Kitty; Quynh Thai; Technicolor

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Pena travels coast to coast on a mission to locate the media's infamous "model-minority"--the Asian-American. Instead she encounters a rich landscape of personalities who have escaped the straitjacket of stereotype.

Film Details

Also Known As
Honk If You Love Buddha
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Atomic Nancy & Benny Yee; Charlie Chin; Dj Rhettmatic & Key Kool; Duart Film And Video; Hell Kitty; Quynh Thai; Technicolor

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Cinematography Award in the documentary category at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States Fall September 5, 1997

Released in United States January 1997

Shown at Asian American International Film Fesival (Opening Night) July 18-27 & August 1-7 & August 9-10, 1997.

Shown at Cinequest 1998: The San Jose Film Festival January 29 - February 4, 1998.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1997.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Asian American International Film Fesival (Opening Night) July 18-27 & August 1-7 & August 9-10, 1997.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Cinequest 1998: The San Jose Film Festival January 29 - February 4, 1998.)

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1997.)

Released in United States Fall September 5, 1997