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Tie A Yellow Ribbon

March 14, 2011


Here’s some info for a film called Tie a Yellow Ribbon that is available on Comcast this month:

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Korean American Film Festival New York 2011

March 5, 2011

For people in the Northeast, you might want to check out the Korean American Film Festival in New York City from March 17-20.

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Repression in Egypt: Made in the USA

February 7, 2011


A picture is worth a thousands words.

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The Promising Talents of Derek Nguyen

January 4, 2011

Derek Nguyen is a multifaceted artist with a diversity of career accomplishments and personal experiences. He has worked as a writer, director, producer, and playwright on both films and stage dramas. And he is also very active in the Asian American arts scene, as he’s collaborated with Greg Pak, Risa Morimoto, Soomi Kim, as well as George Takei.

In my interview with him below, he provides insights on issues like his own unique background, the creative process, the state of Asian American film in general, and his new film, The Potential Wives of Norman Mao, which is a comedy about the exploits of a socially awkward guy who is looking for love–sometimes in all the wrong places and with matchmaking help from his parents.

Personally, I think the film would be worth viewing to see not only how Norman finds True Love in the end but also noted writer Ed Lin (who plays Norman) rock a bowtie like a true playa. Read more…

Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai releases new album Further She Wrote

January 3, 2011


Spoken word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai has released a new album entitled Further She Wrote.

Here’s the 411 below.

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The KKK Snowman and a “White Christmas”

December 25, 2010

This story below brings new meaning to the phrase a “White Christmas.”

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The Potential Wives of Norman Mao

December 18, 2010

I got an e-mail from filmmaker Derek Nguyen about his new short film The Potential Wives of Norman Mao. It’s a comedy about a guy who is searching for a wife with a little help from his parents who arrange for him to meet some “interesting” prospective brides. Wacky situations and humor ensue.

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