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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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Korean American Film Festival New York and Big Screen Project Launch KAFFNY Urban Program in Midtown

October 17, 2010

If you are planning to be in New York City in early November, here is something you might be interested in. Below is a press release for a Korean American Film Festival being held in New York. Check it out:

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A Salute to Obama Nation

September 19, 2010

The British rapper Lowkey delivers a much needed salute to Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama and America, the Leader of the Free World ™.

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The True Evil Empire–in Red, White, and Blue

September 11, 2010

One of the most perverse things about America is that no matter how many countries the USA bombs, invades, exploits, threatens, regime changes, or colonizes around the globe, many Americans still cling to the delusion that their country is a “force for good” in the world.

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