Chip Taylor Communications


The Multi-Culture Series

This eclectic collection of award-winning programs promotes the understanding and appreciation of ethnicity, diversity and multiculturalism. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


Carnival: The Power of Mas

Carnival: The Power of Mas

"Highly Recommended. The beautiful colors, spectacular costumes, and music show the effort producers make to preserve the ritual's authenticity. Issues central to Mas' continuation, such as funding, relations between the city and the camps, and potential barriers between the camps themselves are highlighted." Click for more


Chinese Gold

Chinese Gold

"Recommended. This well-focused documentary’s intimate conversations create a personalized perspective of an era of history; it provides background descriptions of the Chinese Exclusion Act and its repeal, the development of Chinatown and private businesses, and the establishment of Chinese culture and customer Click for more


A Day on the Bay (Italian Immigration)

A Day on the Bay (Italian Immigration)

"Highly Recommended. Documents an era when devotion to family and a way of life tied to the sea bound a community together." -San Francisco Chronicle
Immigration has been a topic of conversation ever since the United States became a country; millions upon millions of Americans can trace their ancestry to Click for more


Go - More Than a Game!

Go - More Than a Game!

"Recommended. Originating in China over 2,500 years ago, 'Go' is acknowledged to be the world's oldest strategic board game. This program describes the importance of the game to Asian cultures and its increasing popularity in the US. Also players discuss the purpose and simple rules of the game and talk about the Click for more


Indo-American Fair (Mela)

Indo-American Fair (Mela)

Indian Americans are a fast-growing ethnic group in the United States; the country's third largest Asian American group after Chinese Americans and Filipino Americans. The Indo-American Fair (a.k.a. Mela - means "gathering"), which takes place annually in Mercer County Park in West Windsor, NJ, is a huge festival organized Click for more


The Land of Heart's Desire (Irish-Americans)

The Land of Heart's Desire (Irish-Americans)

This classic gem documents a time of decision in the lives of an Irish-American couple who, after 35 years of living in New York, consider retiring to Ireland, their childhood home. To help them decide, John and Sarah Cullen took separate vacations to visit their former homeland in the west of Ireland. Click for more


Mi Vida: 3 Worlds of Maria Gutierrez

Mi Vida: 3 Worlds of Maria Gutierrez

"Highly Recommended! Maria Elena Gutierrez's success story is remarkable; a young Mexican immigrant, who came to America and after years of hard work, today is an inspiration to others. Technically, the program is excellent. When Maria's parents speak (in Spanish), the English subtitles are clear and easy to read. Click for more


Mi Vida: 3 Worlds of Maria Gutierrez (oc)

Mi Vida: 3 Worlds of Maria Gutierrez (oc)

"Highly Recommended! Maria Elena Gutierrez's success story is remarkable; a young Mexican immigrant, who came to America and after years of hard work, today is an inspiration to others. Technically, the program is excellent. When Maria's parents speak (in Spanish), the English subtitles are clear and easy to read. Click for more


Moon Festival (Vietnamese-Americans)

Moon Festival (Vietnamese-Americans)

The Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, dates back over 3,000 years in Chinese history to when people used to worship the moon; it is the second most popular festival in China; the first being the Chinese New Year festival. The Moon Festival, or Tet Trung Thu, as it is named in Vietnam, is also important Click for more


Mosaics: Housing America's Migrants

Mosaics: Housing America's Migrants

Although there are trained migrant workers, such as construction workers or electricians, who travel from one construction job to another, or firefighters who travel to battle dangerous blazes; for the most part migrant workers in the United States come to America as low-wage workers and perform manual labor in various Click for more


New Happiness: An Immigrant's Story

New Happiness: An Immigrant's Story

"Recommended. Important issues are raised in this recommended program: the struggles of immigrants, cultural adaptation, and assimilation. Can be used successfully with those studying immigration, stereotyping or racism." -School Library Journal
"Recommended. The bittersweet nature of immigration is Click for more


New Happiness: An Immigrant's Story Level 1

New Happiness: An Immigrant's Story Level 1

"Recommended. Important issues are raised in this recommended program: the struggles of immigrants, cultural adaptation, and assimilation. Can be used successfully with those studying immigration, stereotyping or racism." -School Library Journal
"Recommended. The bittersweet nature of immigration is Click for more


Our African Heritage

Our African Heritage

"Recommended. This is a very good program; Dr. DeVane introduces children to African dress, symbols, musical instruments and songs." -Kris Beyers, Perry Township Schools
Dr. Evelyn DeVane, in an African-American Music Education Specialist who loves to introduce children to cultural aspects of Africa Click for more


Puerto Rico: Of Thee We Sing

Puerto Rico: Of Thee We Sing

Puerto Rico is a self-governing unincorporated territory of the United States; officially, it is called the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Politically in Puerto Rico, some people wish to retain this status; others wish Statehood, while others would prefer to be an independent entity. Politics aside, the people of Puerto Click for more


Why I'm Proud to Be an Italian-American

Why I'm Proud to Be an Italian-American

Everyone has seen images on movie and television screens of Italian-Americans, and often they are incorrect stereotypes; so in this documentary producer Ciro Poppiti sets the record straight. America's towns and cities are filled with Italian-Americans and to confirm his appreciation of his "roots," he profiles Click for more





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