Posts Tagged CInema Asian American

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.

Cinema Asian America: A Conversation with Filmmakers Chris Sheridan and Patty Kim

In 1977, a number of disappearances were recorded along the Japanese coast, including that of a 13-year-old girl, Megumi Yokota. The families of those who vanished had no idea what had happened to their loved ones, nor that their disappearances were connected, until nearly two decades later, when Kim Jong Il shocked the world by admitting that North Korea had abducted Japanese citizens, and forced them to live in North Korea, to learn Japanese language and culture from them.