‘I Am’ – A Conversation with Sonali Gulati

This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand presents the award-winning documentary, “I Am.” Made by the Virginia-based, New Delhi-raised filmmaker Sonali Gulati, “I Am” chronicles the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, to re-open what was once home, and finally confront the loss of her mother whom she never […]

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Native American Heritage: Joanelle Romero Drives the Red Nation Film Festival

If you haven’t heard of the Red Nation Film Festival, the annual two-week long Los Angeles-based celebration of American Indian and Indigenous cinema, it’s not for the lack of effort, passion or spirit stemming from its founder, director, publicist and one-woman cheerleading squad, Joanelle Romero. She provided a selection of films to XFINITY On Demand […]

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LA Skins Founder Ian Skorodin Explains the Native American Film Festival, A Labor of Passion and Pragmatism

At the moment, Ian Skorodin is busy. It’s a beautiful weekday morning in Los Angeles, but the founder and director of the L.A. Skins Fest, a Native American Film Festival, is in his cluttered Hollywood office, mired in the unglamorous work of sending digital files of feature movies and short films to XFINITY where they […]

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