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Tagatac (Sam) collection
CEMA 107  
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Description
Film and audiotape reels produced by Filipino American Sam Tagatac (1939-2021), recording Filipino American life and culture in California, including Manilatown in San Francisco.
Background
Filipino American Sam Tagatac (1939-2021) was a filmmaker, poet, writer, and artist who grew up in Santa Barbara, California. Tagatac graduated from the California State University at San Francisco (SFSU) with a B.A. and M.A. in film. He taught film in the Asian American Studies Department at SFSU, and attended the University of California, Los Angeles.
Extent
37 Linear Feet (144 motion picture film reels, 16 audiotape reels)
Restrictions
Property rights to the collection and physical objects belong to the Regents of the University of California acting through the Department of Special Research Collections at the UCSB Library. All applicable literary rights, including copyright to the collection and physical objects, are protected under Chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code and are retained by the creator and the copyright owner, heir(s), or assigns.
Availability
The collection is open for research.