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Making an Impact: Q&A with Filmmaker Grace Lee of ‘American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs’

By Neelanjana Banerjee This is an edited version of an interview that appeared on the Center for Asian American Media’s website. Filmmaker Grace Lee’s documentary and narrative films investigate how one’s identity and ideas influence the world around them. Whether it is her acclaimed first feature-length film “The Grace Lee Project,” which investigates the lives of […]

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“Off the Menu: Asian America” Highlights the Stories and Traditions of People Behind the Dishes

By Momo Chang This blog is an edited version of an article that appeared on the Center for Asian American Media’s website. Award-winning director Grace Lee’s “Off the Menu: Asian America” explores the stories of people behind the food, focusing on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. From the Gulf Coast of Texas to Wisconsin’s heartland to […]

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Nominees for the Comcast Narrative Competition at CAAM Fest Announced

By Liza Solberg “The Comast Narrative Competiton at CAAM Fest highlights the diversity and ingenuity of modern cinema and recognizes excellence in narrative filmmaking.” —CAAM Fest 2017 Program Guide This year’s nominated films explore the universal search for identity through rights of passage, friendship, history and community. Here are the nominated films. “CARDINAL X“ Set in the […]

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Valentine’s Day Collection on X1 and XFINITY Asia

By Liza Solberg Love is in the air! Check out the Valentine’s Day Collection, featuring love stories of all ages and time periods, on XFINITY Asia and the X1 International page . Here are three Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) curated love stories you won’t want to miss!   ‘Love, NY‘ A bartender who no longer sees […]

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HBO Asia Films: Martial Arts Film Anthology

By Liza Solberg Just in time for Lunar New Year, HBO will premiere its first two Chinese-language original productions in the U.S. on January 24: “Master of the Drunken Fist: Beggar So” and “Master of the Shadowless Kick: Wong Kei-Ying.” At 90 minutes long, each film is set at the end of the Qing Dynasty and shot in Chinese language. […]

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