This past weekend at South by Southwest (SXSW), one of the panels held was with keynote speakers Ellen Page and Ian Daniel, who talked about their friendship, which led to the current Viceland series, “Gaycation.“ Besides talking of her friendship with Daniel, Page also talked about coming out and how staying in the closet hurt […]
This month Cinema Asian America features a spotlight on Chinese American stories through a collection of award-winning documentary and narrative films, many not available to the public until now.
This month, Cinema Asian American on Xfinity On Demand presents Ernesto Foronda and Silas Howard’s romantic comedy, “Sunset Stories.” After much-talked about screenings at film festivals around the country, from SXSW to the San Francisco International Asian American, the film is now available to audiences nation-wide.
This month sees the release of the independent feature “Daylight Savings”, which features Nakamura in the leading role; no longer on-stage, but in front of the camera. The follow-up to 2011’s SXSW hit “Surrogate Valentine” (also starring Nakamura), “Daylight” is the second collaboration between director Dave Boyle and Nakamura.
When acclaimed director Dave Boyle and musician Goh Nakamura teamed up in early 2010 to begin working on a film with Nakamura as its leading man playing a fictional character named “Goh Nakamura”, neither knew that both 2011’s “Surrogate Valentine” and its 2012 sequel “Daylight Savings” would take SXSW by storm.
June not only marks the kick off to summer, but the start to a whole season of exciting new movie releases and also, a new offering Cinema Asian America, which will each month highlight the filmmaking of a different Asian American community.