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I think I first heard of this Xmas Without China documentary project via Kickstarter. The feature documentary takes place right before December of some recent year around the Christmas holiday in Arcadia, California, a neighborhood that used to be predominantly … Continue reading
“A Woman Named Canyon Sam” is a testament to a woman who passionately committed herself to social change from a young age, chronicling her first coming out as a young Asian American lesbian in the seventies — one of the … Continue reading
I finally got to see Seeking Asian Female, the documentary film by San Francisco Bay Area-based director Debbie Lum. The film had debuted at South by South West (SXSW) last year and review by a fellow 8asians blogger Dino and … Continue reading
I consider myself a professional Asian American, which means that I work in the “community.” There are positives and negatives that come with being a professional Asian American. The biggest negative is that people tend to rant at me about … Continue reading
One of the reasons why President Obama was able to get re-elected in November was his stance on immigration reform, and certainly the Republican Party learned its lessons as the Hispanic vote overwhelmingly supported Obama with over 71% of the … Continue reading
Boystown is the working title for a proposed web series about 3 gay men, with the lead character being an Asian Canadian. The three lead actors are Richard Lee, Adamo Ruggiero, and Ben Lewis and the footage is from a … Continue reading
After catching the fantastic LINSANITY documentary film during the kickoff of CAAMFest 2013, I caught the two films Comrade Kim Goes Flying and High Tech, Low Life on Saturday night.
Asian America in 2013: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? Part 4: Cosmos, Chronos, and Telos
Culture is like water in a river flowing, and as we can infer, you can’t step into the same river twice. Take a glass of river water, throw it in another river, run out and grab it, then throw it … Continue reading
After catching the fantastic LINSANITY documentary film during the kickoff of CAAMFest 2013, I caught the two films Comrade Kim Goes Flying on Saturday night.
Asian America in 2013: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? Part 3: All Boundaries Are Conventions
There is a necessity to bind Asian America by ideals and a tangible goal worth pursuing rather than strictly by race. For one, Asian America is diverse, not in terms of race and the many cultural groups people are descended … Continue reading
New York City comptroller John Liu announced recently that he is running for mayor, which is not a surprise, since he has always seemed to have openly expressed his ambitions for higher office. As the first Asian American to be … Continue reading