This month Cinema Asian America on Xfinity On Demand proudly presents Chicago-based filmmaker Prashant Bhargava’s feature film debut, “Patang.”
August is an exciting month for Asian American filmmaking; alongside a focus on Japanese American cinema, we also present the feature debuts of several talented new voices who are reshaping the American independent film landscape.
There were a lot of tears shed by audience members at the DGA Theatre during the screening of this remarkable film that, honestly, makes you believe in love again. It also makes you determined to continue to fight for gay couples to have the same rights as straights in life – and in death.
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.
If you want to know about independent movies, look no further than Geoff Gilmore, the chief creative officer of the Tribeca Film Festival. This year’s festival, now in full swing, is Gilmore’s fourth.
THE ENGLISH TEACHER Julianne Moore stars as an English teacher who lives vicariously through her novels. But when an unintended tryst with a former student goes public, her simple life is turned upside down. Also starring Greg Kinnear and Nathan Lane. FRESH MEAT Cannibals and criminals collide when a dysfunctional gang picks a suburban house […]
In 2002 Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff launched the Tribeca Film Festival as a reaction to the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center.
Imagine my surprise, sitting in my local art cinema watching coming attraction trailers, when I saw the name Larry Mullen Jr., co-starring in ‘Man on the Train,’ a remake of Patrice Leconte’s 2002 French film, playing the role that earned that country’s pop star Johnny Hallyday critical respect as an actor. And yes, it’s that […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival will open with Cameron Crowe‘s documentary “The Union” and a performance by its subject, Elton John. Opening night of the 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival was announced Wednesday. Crowe’s film, which depicts the recent collaboration between John and Leon Russell, will premiere April 20 at a free, […]
Documentaries are always an important part of any film festival, and they can also become catalysts for social movements. Climate of Change premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and you can also watch it via Comcast On Demand right now to get a different kind of look at our worldwide environmental crisis. Many documentaries can […]