Diane Paragas: A Mother, A Daughter, A Girl with a Dream

““Yellow Rose is a story of perseverance. Rose is almost as old as the film took to make by the time I made it — almost 17 years old.”

Diane Paragas is a Filipino-American documentary and narrative film director who produced the 2011 documentary, “Brooklyn Boheme,” a portrait of the Black arts movement in Fort Greene during the mid 1980s through the 90s. Paragas called in from her apartment in Brooklyn, New York, with a view of Manhattan on the…




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