May is APA Heritage Month, and to celebrate, XFINITY brings you diverse programming all month long! Don’t know where to start? Well, first thing’s first: are you caught up with all your television shows starring Asian and Asian-American leads? If not, series including “Quantico,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” “The Walking Dead,” “Scorpion,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Elementary” […]
Even if you don’t spend a lot of time in the gym, you know the name Jillian Michaels either from her years on “The Biggest Loser,” or her multitude of fitness videos and endorsements. Michaels and her brand are ever expanding, and it would only make sense for her to groom some proteges who can help […]
By Chi-hui Yang This month, XFINITY Asia proudly presents highlights from the award-winning Armed with a Camera Fellowship for Emerging Media Artists. For this month only, eight five-minute short films produced from this program will be available to watch for free on XFINITY Asia. These shorts, which include documentary and narrative films, offer a glimpse into […]
Making its world premiere this week at San Francisco’s CAAMFest is the latest documentary “Off the Menu,” from Los Angeles-based filmmaker Grace Lee, the director of “The Grace Lee Project” and “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs.” Lee’s hour-long piece is an inquiry into how to define “Asian America” – through that thing that is […]
The CAAMFest Asian American film festival began on March 12 and continues until March 22. Though the winners have already been announced, there are still numerous film screenings and events, including a Closing Night Party with LUCKYRICE culinary festival founder Danielle Chang, the subject of the CAAMFest documentary “Lucky Chow.” Here’s a glimpse at some […]
By Momo Chang The CAAMFest Awards were announced over the weekend, and the winner of the Asian American narrative film competition, “Miss India America,” was, fittingly, about a girl who never loses. Here is the list of winners — and the jury statements about the films honored. Comcast Narrative Award: “Miss India America” (Dir. Ravi […]
By Momo Chang and Ada Tseng The 2015 CAAMFest kicked off on March 12, 2015 with a screening of “Seoul Searching,” which you can read more about in our XFINITY Asia post “Spotlight on Benson Lee’s CAAMFEST Opening Night Film ‘Seoul Searching,’” and the celebrations continued at the Opening Night after party which took place […]
Fresh from its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival earlier this year, Junya Sakino’s biting and hilarious comedy “Sake-Bomb” is available on Xfinity OnDemand for the month of August.