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.
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.
37 Linear Feet
(144 motion picture film reels, 16 audiotape reels)
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