A Tribute to Jeff Adachi

A Tribute to Jeff Adachi

5 Episodes

Besides being a political figure and elected Public Defender of San Francisco, Jeff Adachi is a prolific documentary filmmaker who has made iconic documentary features You Don't Know Jack, The Slanted Screen and Facial Racial. Sadly, Jeff Adachi passed on Feb 22, 2019.

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A Tribute to Jeff Adachi
  • You Don't Know Jack

    Episode 1

    The film tells Jack Soo's story through a montage of film and television clips, rare footage, interviews with family members, friends, co-workers, and others who knew him best. From his early appearances on programs such as The Jack Benny Show and Valentines' Day, Soo's life is examined both in t...

  • The Slanted Screen

    Episode 2

    From silent film star Sessue Hayakawa to Harold & Kumar Go to Whitecastle, The Slanted Screen explores the portrayals of Asian men in American cinema, chronicling the experiences of actors who have had to struggle against ethnic stereotyping and limiting roles. The film presents a critical examin...

  • Racial Facial

    Episode 3

    Racial Facial is an experimental political short film telling an 8 minute history lesson of racism in America. Directed by Jeff Adachi.

  • You Don't Know Jack (Trailer)

    Episode 4

  • Jeff Adachi on You Don't Know Jack

    Episode 5

    A companion piece to You Don't Know Jack where Jeff Adachi discusses his documentary feature.