Category Archives: Movies

Cinema Asian America: ‘Made In India’ – Five Questions for Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha

In recent years the question of reproductive surrogacy, where an infertile couple hire a woman to carry their child and give birth to it, has become more complicated, as surrogacies have been increasingly “outsourced” to other countries. How business, globalization and parenthood intersect is explored in the extraordinary new documentary, “Made In India,” the feature debut by directors Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha.

Cinema Asian America: A Conversation with ‘Troublemaker’ Director Geeta Malik

This month Cinema Asian American on XFINITY ON DEMAND presents Geeta Malik’s acclaimed debut coming of age drama, “Troublemaker.” Rekha is a twenty-something Los Angelino with a bad temper and a worse case of writer’s block. Stuck in a dead-end waitressing job, and losing friends left and right, her life is on course for no good, with no end in sight, when unexpected news and an impulsive act turn everything upside down.