Angel Velasco-Shaw

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Angel Velasco Shaw is an independent film/video maker, educator, freelance curator, and cultural organizer.

Velasco Shaw was the originator and project director for the Vestiges of War 1899-1999: The Philippine-American War and Its Aftermath. She is co-editor of the anthology, Vestiges of War: The Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream; 1899-1999. She co-curated Empire and Memory: Repercussions and Evocations of the 1899 Philippine-American War, a film/video exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum.

Velasco Shaw was the acting executive director of the non-profit Asian American media arts organization, Asian CineVision from 2000-2001. She has participated in numerous conferences and cultural events in the Philippines, conducted media workshops in the Philippines and Laos, and in Filipino American communities nationwide. In addition, she has curated art and media exhibitions for 456 Gallery/Chinese Arts Council, Asian American Arts Centre, Philadelphia Independent Film/Video Festival, the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Asian American Video Festival for CUNY-TV, Donnell Media Library and the New Museum and University Settlement.

Short Film / Documentary

The Momentary Enemy (2008)

Film type: DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Role

Writer | Director

Asian Boys (1999)

Film type: DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Synopsis

11 newly out gay asians recount stories from their past that describe the formation of their attitudes toward race and sexual identity.

Role

Director

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