CineVue got the chance to chat with director Veena Rao about her short film MUMBAI MORNINGS, which centers around Abbas–a humble but driven, Indian jewelry polisher-turned-ultramarathoner. Through stunning cinematography, Abbas shows us a different side of Mumbai that has opened to him as he runs through the city he calls home. MUMBAI MORNINGS is part of the […]
SPA NIGHT will be opening AAIFF ’16 on Thursday, July 21 at Asia Society at 7 p.m. Buy tickets for the gala, showing + panel featuring Andrew Ahn and Joe Seo here. By Tracy Chung On Mother’s Day this year, my sister invited my mother and me to her place for a quiet […]
CineVue had the singular privilege of chatting with writer/director Ray Yeung about his second feature film, FRONT COVER, which will close AAIFF ’16 on Saturday, July 30 (ticket details). FRONT COVER focuses on Ryan Fu (Jake Choi), a gay celebrity fashion stylist who has rejected his Chinese heritage and must work with closeted actor Qi Ning […]
By Bingying (Emma) Yi Globalization has already become a phenomenon since the end of last century. It brought flows of people, trade, and opportunities in this world as well as changed our culture and identity. As communication scholars Raka Shome and Radha S. Hegde said, “Globalization is not something that can be taken for granted,” […]
By Michelle Ahn Once home to notable artists and people, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nancy Reagan, John Williams, and Martin Scorsese, Flushing is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens and a thriving place of continuous creativity, movement, and enterprise. Currently known for its connotation as “Little Taipei,” “Chinatown,” and “Long […]
By Lindy Leong Reprinted courtesy of the 2015 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival ©Visual Communications In a career spanning over four decades, multi-award winning director Arthur Dong continues to explore themes that reflect the issues and ideals that matter most to him. Festival Program Committee Member Lindy Leong explains why today’s generation of Asian […]
In light of the possible new release by Toho, CineVue writer Beth Kelly traces the history of Godzilla, one of the most infamous fictional monsters in the world.
Tsui Hark’s THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN opens Jan 2 in NYC! ACV partners with WellGoUSA to do two special giveaways that bring you the best of Asian home entertainment.
Happy 74th Birthday, Bruce Lee! CineVue Beth Kelly writes this insightful retrospective piece on the martial arts legend’s career and worldwide impact.
Q&A with Grandma’s Alilang director Yan Zhan and Love Hotel director Philip Cox Some quotes from the Friday July 25 screening of Grandma’s Alilang and Love Hotel Q&A with director Yan Zhang and director Philip Cox. GRANDMA’S ALILANG YAN ZHANG: Grandma’s Ailing Director talks about her interest in #love and #relationships having been brought up by her grandma […]