Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


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

Ian Wang | Sat, May 12th- 3:23pm | 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- 3:49pm | 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- 11:12am | Blogger Column, Justin Lee, One Warm Night, web series, Asianspotting, Film, Performing Arts, Profiles, Race, TV

Writer Ken Choy contemplates the racial assumptions and implications behind Japanese video game and anime characters.

Ken Choy | Fri, May 4th- 1:21pm | Blogger Column, japanese video game characters white, video game characters race, Comics, Film, 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- 5:35pm | 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- 10:16am | Film

Director Yoon Jong-bin tests audiences with an unlikeable protagonist in the film Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time.

Ken Choy | Fri, Apr 13th- 10:10am | Choi Min-sik, film, ha jung-woo, nameless gangster: rules of the time, Yoon Jong-bin, Film

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

Ian Wang | Fri, Mar 23rd- 11:59am | 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- 10:39am | 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 | Sat, Mar 17th- 12:53am | Alice Wu, Joan Chen, Lynn Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Saving Face, SFIAAFF 30, Events, Film, Film Festivals, SFIAAFF

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