Making ‘Sunset Stories:’ A Conversation with Ernesto Foronda

This month, Cinema Asian American on Xfinity On Demand presents Ernesto Foronda and Silas Howard’s romantic comedy, “Sunset Stories.” After much-talked about screenings at film festivals around the country, from SXSW to the San Francisco International Asian American, the film is now available to audiences nation-wide.

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Cinema Asian America: Q&A with Linda Hattendorf on ‘The Cats Of Mirikitani’

In the spring of 2001, New York filmmaker Linda Hattendorf began videotaping stories told to her by a homeless, elderly Japanese-American man named Jimmy Mirikitani who lived on the streets near her home. Driven out of a curiosity about his life and drawings, little did she know that the documentary she would craft with him, […]

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Cinema Asian America: Iris Shim and Gerry Kim on ‘The House of Suh’

In 1993, a brutal murder shocked Chicago and the nation – two Korean-American siblings, Andrew and Catherine Suh, were convicted of killing Catherine’s boyfriend, Robert O’Dubaine. What followed was a media frenzy of coverage, from “America’s Most Wanted,” to a made-for-TV re-enactment, but the analysis failed to grasp the complex cultural, gender and familial dynamics which […]

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