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.
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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.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents the long-awaited re-release of Eric Byler’s award-winning 2006 drama, “Americanese.” After winning the audience award at the SXSW Film Festival and receiving acclaim at film festivals nationally.
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents a mini-retrospective of Dong’s films, a rare opportunity to see several of this influential filmmaker’s works. Included are “Hollywood Chinese” – a historical exploration of the experiences of Chinese American actors, directors and producers.
This month Cinema Asian America features a spotlight on Chinese American stories through a collection of award-winning documentary and narrative films, many not available to the public until now.
This month, Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents the award-winning new documentary, “The Space In Back Of You.”
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand proudly presents Chicago-based filmmaker Prashant Bhargava’s feature film debut, “Patang.”
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Yuriko Gamo Romer’s inspiring documentary, “Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful.” A profile of Keiko Fukuda, the highest ranking woman in judo history.