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Watch ‘Crush The Skull’ on XFINITY this Halloween!

The following is a virtual round table discussion between three of the filmmaking team behind the movie “Crush the Skull:” producer Jimmy Tsai, director-writer-producer Viet Nguyen, and writer-actor Chris Dinh. Jimmy Tsai: It’s fitting in many ways that we have this unique opportunity to share the feature film version of “Crush the Skull” with the Comcast […]

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Here are your 2016 Interpretations Short Film Initiative Winners

by Anderson Le We are honored to finally reveal the winners of this year’s Interpretations Short Film Initiative, which were announced last night at the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival in Los Angeles. YOMYOMF creative director Philip Chung and Karen Horne, SVP of Talent Development & Inclusion at NBCUniversal, announced the winners during the opening remarks of […]

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17 Horror Films Only LGBT People Understand

By: Daniel Reynolds, Editor, The Advocate Magazine Viewers in the LGBT community have a unique relationship with horror films. Since many of us have been demonized in our lifetimes, we have a special place in our hearts for the demons, monsters, and other outsiders who wreak havoc and revenge upon heteronormative society. But we also […]

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This Is Diwali

Diwali, known as the Hindu Festival of Lights, begins on October 30 this year, and we invite you to subscribe to XFINITY in advance of all the holiday celebrations, so you can watch all your favorite Asian films and television shows both online and On Demand with family and friends. So don’t wait, light up your homes […]

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Meet the Filmmakers Behind ‘Love Arcadia’

When his family’s tea shop faces displacement by an alluring real estate mogul, Jake (Anthony Ma) must confront his fear of change. “Love Arcadia” tells a coming-of-age story — by way of boba straw — that explores the lessons of holding on, letting go and loving with what you got. Meet the filmmakers behind “Love Arcadia,” and […]

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Ajay Devgn and Kajol Tour the US

by Ritu Mediratta This week, there will be a rare meet-and-greet opportunity in the US to meet Bollywood stars Ajay Devgn and Kajol. The husband-wife duo are all set to promote their upcoming production “Shivaay,” scheduled to be released on October 28 to align with the Diwali weekend. The Meet the Devgns Tour will start off in NYC […]

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Here are the Interpretations Top 15 and the Final Jury

by Anderson Le It has been decided and we can now make it official! The Hollywood Reporter just announced the Top 15, as well as the final jury, headed by Justin Lin. Here is the Top 15 Semi-Finalists of the 2016 Interpretations Short Film Initiative: DADDY DAY directed by Faroukh Virani HIT OR MISS directed […]

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The Eczema Metaphor: Digging Into the Skin Condition of ‘The Night Of’

by Neelanjana Banerjee The recent series finale of HBO’s “The Night Of“ miniseries — an American version of the BBC’s “Criminal Justice” — became an unexpectedly South Asian American-centric show with its portrayal of Nasir Khan, played by British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed, as a young Pakistani American man accused of murdering a young woman he […]

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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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