Cinema Asian America: A Conversation with ‘Troublemaker’ Director Geeta Malik

This month Cinema Asian American on XFINITY ON DEMAND presents Geeta Malik’s acclaimed debut coming of age drama, “Troublemaker.” Rekha is a twenty-something Los Angelino with a bad temper and a worse case of writer’s block. Stuck in a dead-end waitressing job, and losing friends left and right, her life is on course for no […]

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Cinema Asian America: A Conversation with Filmmakers Chris Sheridan and Patty Kim

In 1977, a number of disappearances were recorded along the Japanese coast, including that of a 13-year-old girl, Megumi Yokota. The families of those who vanished had no idea what had happened to their loved ones, nor that their disappearances were connected, until nearly two decades later, when Kim Jong Il shocked the world by […]

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Cinema Asian America: Five Questions for Jessica Yu and Jimmy Tsai of ‘Ping Pong Playa’

A hilarious, over-the-top comedy about the competitive world of ping pong, and a misfit’s journey through the realms of sprained wrists, slackerdom, hoop dreams, paddle realities and the call of family duty, “Ping Pong Playa” makes its XFINITY On Demand premiere this month in the Cinema Asian America folder. Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Jessica […]

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Cinema Asian America: It’s A Magical Life: A Conversation With Filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming

This month, Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand features the award-winning documentary ‘The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam.’ A charming look at the life of a Chinese magician and vaudeville star who performed throughout Europe and the U.S. during the early part of the 20th century, the film is a glimpse into a […]

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