This month Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand presents “Bam Bam and Celeste”, starring and written by comedian Margaret Cho. The first feature film made by Cho and her… More
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This month sees the release of the independent feature “Daylight Savings”, which features Nakamura in the leading role; no longer on-stage, but in front of the camera. The follow-up to 2011’s SXSW hit “Surrogate Valentine” (also starring Nakamura), “Daylight” is the second collaboration between director Dave Boyle and Nakamura.
When acclaimed director Dave Boyle and musician Goh Nakamura teamed up in early 2010 to begin working on a film with Nakamura as its leading man playing a fictional character named “Goh Nakamura”, neither knew that both 2011’s “Surrogate Valentine” and its 2012 sequel “Daylight Savings” would take SXSW by storm.
June not only marks the kick off to summer, but the start to a whole season of exciting new movie releases and also, a new offering Cinema Asian America, which will each month highlight the filmmaking of a different Asian American community.
This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents Tad Nakamura’s thrilling, must-see profile of Hawaiian ukulele sensation, Jake Shimabukuro. The one-hour documentary, fresh from its broadcast on public television, is available to view for free.
To mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May, XFINITY On Demand‘s Cinema Asian America presents Frank Abe’s landmark documentary, “Conscience and the Constitution.” Originally released in 2000, the film… More
The 29th annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Fest kicks off on May 2, and runs through May 12. One of the premier destinations for Asian and Asian American Cinema, the Festival features more than 140 films and videos as well as a week of panels, workshops, special events and parties.
“Fast and Furious 6″ director Justin Lin, who recently announced he will not return to helm the next installment of the franchise, has acquired the film rights for David Henry Hwang’s acclaimed Broadway production, “Chinglish.”
This May, Cinema Asian America’s theme of “Walking The Line” explores the stories of individuals – and species – who are precariously perched on the fine lines separating the worlds that they know, and the big, scary worlds that stands ahead of them.
To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May, Cinema Asian America – featured with XFINITY On Demand- presents a collection of new, award-winning documentaries that dig deep into the… More