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A Visit to Otomisan, the Last Japanese Restaurant in Boyle Heights

Carol Cheh

The history of Otomisan Restaurant in Los Angeles’s Boyle Heights neighborhood is well documented in the press. It was first opened in 1956 as Otomi Café, by a couple who are remembered today only as Mr. and Mrs. Seto. At that time, Boyle Heights was a melting pot of ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña

Carol Cheh

Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Los Angeles. Her documentary projects focus on immigrant communities, race, gender, and social justice, and have included Calavera Highway Skate Manzanar, Labor Women, My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, and the ...

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I am a first-generation Chinese American; my parents came over from mainland China via Taiwan. I was born in Honolulu but I now call Los Angeles home. I work at the Japanese American National Museum as a writer/editor in the Communications Department. I also write about art for a variety of publications, including Art21 Magazine and Palm Springs Life.

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