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Writer-Director Timothy Tau pays homage to a pioneering yet little-known Asian American actor.

Ian Wang | Sat, May 12th- 2:23pm | Blogger Column, film, Keye Luke, laapff, Los Angeles APA FIlm Festical, Timothy Tau, Film

A new documentary makes the case for the creepy white guy with yellow fever.

Nicole Wong | Sat, Apr 20th- 2:49pm | Asian fetish, Debbie Lum, film, laapff, Seeking Asian Female, yellow fever, yellowfevermedia, Film, Gender, Media, Race, Sex

Hyphen interviews actor Justin Lee about Arrested Development, his new web series, and his dream roles.

Victoria Yue | Tue, May 15th- 10:12am | Blogger Column, Justin Lee, One Warm Night, web series, Asianspotting, Film, Performing Arts, Profiles, Race, TV

How you can support this quirky documentary about parental love and the refugee experience in small-town America?

Terry K Park | Wed, Apr 25th- 4:35pm | Giap and the Last Ironing Board Factory, Tony Nguyen, Film

Filmmaker Meera Menon talks about her new film Farah Goes Bang, and its frank depiction of one woman's emerging sexuality.

Neela Banerjee | Mon, Apr 23rd- 9:16am | Film

Screenwriter Koji Sakai talks about his provocatively titled film, Chink, about an Asian American serial killer.

Ian Wang | Fri, Mar 23rd- 10:59am | Chink, Jason Tobin, Koji Sakai, Quentin lee, Culture, Film, Gender, Social Issues

Hollywood's next likely blockbuster, The Hunger Games is different from past remakes or adaptations of Asian stories in that its creator denies...

Alvin Lin | Wed, Jan 23rd- 9:39am | 21, avatar, battle royale, columbus, departed, hunger games, last airbender, marco polo, remakes, suzanne collins, whitewashing, Community, Culture, Film, History, Media

The director and cast of Saving Face reunited at SFIAAFF 30 to reflect on the film's significance in their lives and careers.

Terry K Park | Fri, Mar 16th- 11:53pm | Alice Wu, Joan Chen, Lynn Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Saving Face, SFIAAFF 30, Events, Film, Film Festivals, SFIAAFF

Marlon Rivera sends up the Filipino indie film scene in The Woman in the Septic Tank.

Lisa Wong Macabasco | Tue, Mar 6th- 8:30am | Film Festivals, Marlon Rivera, Philippines, SFIAAFF 30, The Woman in the Septic Tank, Film, Film Festivals, SFIAAFF

An Asian American basketball phenom playing point guard for Harvard breaks racial boundaries and scoring records. Sound familiar?

Lisa Wong Macabasco | Fri, Mar 2nd- 10:44am | basketball, documentary, SFIAAFF 30, Film, Film Festivals, Gender, SFIAAFF, Sports

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