Category Archives: Indie Film Club

Cinema Asian America: ‘Made In India’ – Five Questions for Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha

In recent years the question of reproductive surrogacy, where an infertile couple hire a woman to carry their child and give birth to it, has become more complicated, as surrogacies have been increasingly “outsourced” to other countries. How business, globalization and parenthood intersect is explored in the extraordinary new documentary, “Made In India,” the feature debut by directors Rebecca Haimowitz and Vaishali Sinha.

Cinema Asian America: – Five Questions with ‘From A Silk Cocoon’ Director Satsuki Ina

The discovery of a small metal box filled with censored letters and diary entries that uncovers a family story shrouded in silence for more than 60 years is the starting point of Satsuki Ina’s powerful and revealing documentary “From A Silk Cocoon”, available this month on Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On-Demand.