January on Cinema Asian America offers the charming, Bollywood-inspired independent feature film “Cosmopolitan,” directed by New York based, Indian American director Nisha Ganatra.
Editor Archive: Chi-hui Yang
Catty book clubs, the history of roti, Salman Rushdie, open relationships and of course, Keanu Reeves: Cinema Asian America has it all, and more this November.
What is life like for the transgender community in the world’s largest Muslim country, Indonesia? This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity on Demand presents Kathy Huang’s award-winning documentary, “Tales of The Waria,” a compelling and intimate exploration of this question.
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Christopher Woon’s kinetic and revealing breakdancing documentary, “Among B-Boys,” an exploration of the role of hip-hop culture in the creation of identity in the Hmong-American community.
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Duc Nguyen’s Emmy Award-winning documentary, Bolinao 52, a powerful account of the experiences of Vietnamese boat people refugees, and of one boat in particular, whose tragic circumstances magnified the challenges facing those displaced by the Vietnam War.
Years in the making and chronicle to one of the most inspiring and unexpected underdog stories of recent memories, Evan Jackson Leong’s riveting new documentary, Linsanity hits theatres and television screens across the country in a day and date theatrical/video-on-demand release.
October is an exciting month on Cinema Asian America, with a collection of must-see films that have already set the film world abuzz. Leading the way in our new releases is “Linsanity,” Evan Leong’s thrilling portrait of NBA point guard Jeremy Lin, who captivated the world through his sudden rise to fame with the New York Knicks, despite considerable odds.
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents David Peterson’s riveting behind-the-scenes documentary, “Journey of a Bonesetter’s Daughter.” Journey follows the creation of the San Francisco Opera’s celebrated production of ‘The Bonesetter’s Daughter,’ composed by Stewart Wallace with a libretto by bestselling novelist Amy Tan.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity on Demand presents Ruby Yang and Lambert Yam’s insightful documentary, “A Moment In Time,” a personal look at the history and legacy of movie-going in Chinatowns across the US.
Over the past two decades, thousands of Chinese children, mainly girls, have been adopted into American families, and from the roughly 80,000 Chinese adoptees in the US, there is a universe of stories and experiences, from Nashville to Berkeley.