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.
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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.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Richard Fung’s award-winning culinary travelogue, “Dal Puri Diaspora.”
What’s a young, modern, and open-minded San Francisco couple to do when their relationship begins to stagnate? In the rollicking new comedy “Yes, We’re Open”, available this month on Xfinity On Demand’s Cinema Asian America.
January on Cinema Asian America offers the charming, Bollywood-inspired independent feature film “Cosmopolitan,” directed by New York based, Indian American director Nisha Ganatra.
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.