America ReFramed

Random Acts of Legacy | Promo

Preview: Season 6 Episode 11 | 30s Video has closed captioning.

Finding a cache of deteriorating 16mm home movies spanning from 1936 to 1951, Ali Kazimi deftly crafts a story of history and memory. RANDOM ACTS OF LEGACY reveals a rare portrait of a creative and enterprising Chinese American family in middle America during the Depression, and offers a counter-narrative to the stereotypes of Chinese Americans.

Aired: 05/15/18

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Funding provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.