Tag Archives: Filipino-Americans

Float: A Pixar Short Film Featuring Filipino American Characters Debuts November 12

After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians.  Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different.  In a first for Pixar … Continue reading

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Filipino American Downward Mobility and other Asian American Data Points from Pew Research

After he graduated from high school this year, Number Two Son mentioned to me that one conversation he has continually had with a close Filipino American friend regards how few of their Filipino American peers were ambitious with their college … Continue reading

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National Film Society Hosts PBS Online Film Festival

http://youtu.be/pX9x0caN32I The National Film Society is hosting PBS’ very first online film festival, which premiered on Monday, February 27th. First of all, who’s the National Film Society, you ask? The NFS consists of Patrick Epino and Stephen Dypiangco as their … Continue reading

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History of Filipino-American DJs at mixcrate.com

A new website for DJs, mixcrate.com, created in part by 8asians alumnus Genghis Mendoza, has a story about how the DJ scene in San Francisco Bay Area became large and influential.  Turntablism is now practiced worldwide, and many legendary DJs … Continue reading

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