Bruce and I will be attending the west coast premiere of the new director-narrated version of our film, on May 22 at 7 pm, at the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro Street, Pasadena, CA
Our film (and TRANSCENDING T-shirts) are now on sale in the gift shop at
MOCA, Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre Street, NYC
its debut, our documentary film,
TRANSCENDING – THE
WAT MISAKA STORY
has made some powerful waves and continues to find new audiences:
On August 7, 2009, Wat Misaka’s profile was
finally added to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in
On October 14, 2009, President Barack Obama invited
Wat to be present at the signing of his Executive Order restoring
an Asian American and Pacific Islander initiative, and acknowledged
Wat’s achievements in his introductory remarks.
On December 20, 2009, the New York Knicks celebrated Wat on the court at Madison Square Garden, recognizing,
at long last, his place in basketball history.
It was honored by the Honolulu International Film Festival with the Gold Kahuna Award, the Emerging Eye Directorial Discovery Award from the Roving Eye Documentary Film Festival and was an official selection of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Carmel Art and Film Festival, the San Diego Asian Film Festival, the Chicago Asian Showcase, opened the 2010 Houston APA Film Festival, and was a centerpiece film in 2012’s RightsFest Film Festival here in NYC.
Dreams do come true.
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