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Making an Impact: Q&A with Filmmaker Grace Lee

by Neelanjana Banerjee Filmmaker Grace Lee’s documentary and narrative films investigate how one’s identity and ideas influences the world around them. Whether it is her acclaimed first feature-length film “The Grace Lee Project,” which investigates the lives of other people named Grace Lee, or even a mockumentary called “American Zombie,” which imagined a world in […]

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Front Row to Fall TV: 2016 Premiere Schedule

Make sure you’re ready for TV’s best and biggest time of year. This year, more than 100 new and returning series are set to premiere between the middle of August and the end of November, including the buzz-worthy new shows This Is Us, Lethal Weapon, The Good Place, Bull, and Atlanta, and favorites Black-ish, Chicago […]

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Exclusive Clip: ‘Hollywood Medium’ Tyler Henry on Upcoming Season and the One TV Show He Watches

By Camille Young Overnight sensation and medium to the stars Tyler Henry sent an exclusive message to XFINITY LGBT! The 20-year-old—who’s taking Hollywood by storm with his incredible gift of clairvoyance—has said many times that he doesn’t watch much television, but when he does he’s watching the contestants of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” strut their stuff! “It […]

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Binge-watch These Asian American Political Docs

by Neelanjana Banerjee After two straight weeks of GOP and Democratic convention mania, there are few moments that seem to really have resonated virally with the public. One that stands out is at the DNC—the heart-breaking and direct speech by Khizr Khan, father of Captain Humayun Khan, who died in Iraq in 2004 trying to protect his men […]

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Top 5 Reasons You Need To Watch the Bollywood Award-Winner ‘Bajirao Mastani’

by Ritu Mediratta The International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) is one of India’s most talked about Bollywood award shows, and this year, on June 25, the 17th annual IIFA 2016 was held in Madrid, Spain. The period film “Bajirao Mastani“ took home the top honors with 13 wins, including Best Actor (Female) and Best Actor (Male) trophies for Deepika Padukone and […]

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Merle Dandridge On Her First Leading Role in “Greenleaf”

by Mitzi Uehara Carter Merle Dandridge started her career on Broadway with leading roles in “Spamalot,” “Aida,” ‘Rent,” “Tarzan,” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Not only does she have singing chops, she shines on screen. Dandridge — who is biracial with an African American father and Korean and Chinese mother —  has been cast in recurring roles […]

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