Cinema Asian America: Joseph Matthew on His Film ‘Bombay Summer’

Set in contemporary Mumbai, Joseph Matthew’s “Bombay Summer” centers around a young, well-to-do couple, Geeta (Tannishtha Chatterjee), a designer and Jaidev (Samrat Chakrabarti), a writer. Nestled comfortably in their professional aspirations, the two begin to see their lives expanded – and complicated – when a friendship develops with Madan (Jatin Goswami), an aspiring artist caught […]

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Cinema Asia American: Q&A with Michael Kang, Director of ‘The Motel’

This month on Cinema Asian America, on XFINITY On Demand, be sure to catch Michael Kang’s touching coming-of-age comedy-drama “The Motel,” starring Sung Kang (“The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift“). A hit on the film festival circuit (including Sundance), “The Motel” tells the story of a Chinese-American teenager, living in rural New York in […]

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Cinema Asia American: Arvin Chen, Director of ‘Au Revoir Taipei,’ in Conversation

Arvin Chen’s whimsical romantic-gangster-one-night in Taipei-caper-comedy comes to Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand this month! After making its world premiere at the prestigious Berlin Film Festival (and winning a top prize there), the film has continued to win accolades from San Francisco to Barcelona and now is available in the U.S. exclusively through […]

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