Friday, February 23, 2024

SSAFF 2016 Audience Awards Announced

Bangladeshi Urban Thriller AYNABAJI Takes Top Honors Best Documentary CITIES OF SLEEP & Short Film SYAAHI Voted Audience Favorite Mostofa Sarwar Farooki Honored for Significant Contributions to the Cinema of Bangladesh SEATTLE (October 24, 2016) – The 11th...

The Secrets of Saké: Tradition, Intuition and an Artist’s Guiding Hand

POV’s ‘The Birth of Saké’ Follows Meticulous Method of Bringing the Fabled Japanese Drink To Life; Film Premieres Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 on PBS A Co-presentation with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) “A richly immersive documentary...

Shang Chi’s Box Office Success Signifies The Rise of The Asian Leading Man in...

Shang Chi’s record breaking opening weekend, garnered the best showing of any Labor Day weekend film ever, at $71.4 million (and this did not include Monday). Already, within just a few days, with gross...
Just The 3 Of Us

“Just The 3 of Us” is showing in the East Coast on May 6!

Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina and, with a script developed and written by the collaboration of Kiko Abrillo, Gillian Ebreo, Katherine Labayen, and Vanessa R. Valdez, “Just The 3 Of Us” presents a glimpse of...

Global Peace Film Festival: “Nailed it”

A Feature Length Documentary by Adele Free Pham The Story A fortuitous encounter with 20 Vietnamese refugee women and The Birds actress Tippi Hedren in 1975, sparks the Asian nail salon as...

Maiko: Dancing Child

A film by Ase Svenheim Drivenes 70 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2015 Maiko Nishino's destiny was decided before she was born. Her name, Maiko, means dancing child. Her mother sold their house and car to send 14...
Tohoku Tomo

Remembering Tohoku While Cultivating Hope for the Future

Orlando Screening On Thursday, March 31 2016, Wesley Julian, producer and director of the documentary “Tohoku Tomo” presented his film at the YESS Center in the Orlando Fashion Square Mall. The screening was to commemorate...

The Big Umbrella: Reflections on PBS – “Asian Americans”

The Series at a glimpse The Asian American story is one of deep and diverse perspective and nuance. The recent PBS and Center for Asian American Media series Asian Americans undertakes a bold attempt to...
Phil Tchernegovski (right) is pictured with a local resident who helped in the search for his son. Photo courtesy of GrX

Film on New Zealand father’s search for son in Taiwan hits theaters

An award-winning documentary that retraces the footsteps of a man from New Zealand who searched for his missing son in Taiwan officially opened in theaters across Taiwan on Friday. Titled "Phil's Journey," the film by...
Coming Home Again

Iconic Director Wayne Wang returns to his Indie Roots in “Coming Home Again”

Acclaimed director Wayne Wang's (The Joy Luck Club, Smoke, Chan Is Missing) moving new film, Coming Home Again is based on a personal essay by award-winning Korean American writer Chang-rae Lee published in The New Yorker. This emotional, intimate family drama about a mother,...
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