As we ready ourselves for the Academy Awards on March 3, Cinema Asian America offers a chance to look back at the ground-breaking film “Visas and Virtue,” which won an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film in 1998.
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This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Zach Heinzerling’s feature debut documentary, “Cutie and the Boxer.”
February is the month of looking back at the best films of the past year, as we catch up on all of the Oscar-nominated pictures to cast our own ballots, and of looking forward too, at the films which will define the new year in movies.
“Skin Stories.” (Pacific Islanders in Communications)
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Emiko Omori’s ground-breaking exploration of tattoo art and culture, “Skin Stories.”
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Christine Yoo’s long-awaited, screwball-romantic-family comedy, “Wedding Palace.”
Cinema Asian America welcomes in 2014 with some of the most acclaimed releases of 2013 (and on many Oscar shortlists) and a special focus on Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to brighten and warm up those cold winter days and nights.
This December, as part of a month-long focus on Pacific Islander stories, Cinema Asian American on Xfinity On Demand presents Lisette Marie Flanary’s heart-warming documentary “One Voice.”
This month, Cinema Asian America presents, in collaboration with Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) a special focus on films and stories from the Pacific Islands. With perspectives from Maori, Hawaiian and Samoan communities, this collection of films explores the cultures, histories and communities of the Pacific.
In December, we conclude a year-long exploration of stories from different Asian American communities each month, with a special focus on Pacific Islander films.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents the award-winning documentary, “I Am.” Made by the Virginia-based, New Delhi-raised filmmaker Sonali Gulati, “I Am” chronicles the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, to re-open what was once home, and finally confront the loss of her mother whom she never came out to.