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.
Category Archives: Cinema Asian America
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.
This month, Cinema Asian American on Xfinity On Demand presents Ernesto Foronda and Silas Howard’s romantic comedy, “Sunset Stories.” After much-talked about screenings at film festivals around the country, from SXSW to the San Francisco International Asian American, the film is now available to audiences nation-wide.
Fresh from its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival earlier this year, Junya Sakino’s biting and hilarious comedy “Sake-Bomb” is available on Xfinity OnDemand for the month of August.
In the spring of 2001, New York filmmaker Linda Hattendorf began videotaping stories told to her by a homeless, elderly Japanese-American man named Jimmy Mirikitani who lived on the streets… More