Keiko Tsuno

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Keiko Tsuno is a co-founder of Downtown Community TV Center, the largest community media center in the United States. For the past 26 years over 50,000 students have studied the electronic media arts at DCTV. Ms. Tsuno has produced many documentaries for PBS. Her work includes The Story of Vinh (1991), winner of the CINE Golden Eagle Award and Special Distinction at the Tokyo Video Festival. For Third Avenue - Only the Strong Survive (1980) Ms.Tsuno received a National Emmy Award for Best Editing. The work also received the Grand Prix at the Tokyo Video Festival. Among her other award-winning works are Vietnam - Picking Up the Pieces (1978), Healthcare - Your Money or Your Life (1977) and Chinatown - Immigrants in America (1976). Keiko Tsuno has just finished the documentary Canal Street - First Stop in America (1998), which was produced through a film/video fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation and a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.