Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics


How can fans coax creators into diversifying the faces of their stories? Racebending.com, the site that created a stir in 2010 with The Last Airbender casting protests, hopes to inspire fans to...

Ken Choy | Sun, Jul 24th- 12:10pm | Events, Film, Media

Having fun at Comic Con seems to be a given. But without a strategy, bliss may be hard to achieve. Here's our guide to making the most of your Comic Con experience.

Ken Choy | Wed, Jul 20th- 6:34pm | Comic-Con, KOMACON, Morinaga’s Hi-Chews, Pee Wee herman, racebending.com, Voltron, widelantern, Comics, Culture, Events, Film

A petition to boycott a free public screening of Breakfast at Tiffany's in Brooklyn got Hyphen staffers thinking about their least favorite Asian/American cinematic portrayals.

Sylvie Kim | Mon, Aug 8th- 10:57pm | boycott, breakfast at tiffany's, film, racism, syfy channel, Film, News & Politics, Race

Young Rwandan film comes to Tribeca -- via independent filmmaker Isaac Chung. But there may be strings attached.

Tammy Kim | Wed, Jun 29th- 3:36pm | amanda plummer, Blogger Column, isaac chung, rwanda, sam anderson, tribeca film festival, Film, Film Festivals, Politics, Social Issues

In honor of the 29th anniversary, Curtis Chin and the team behind documentary film Vincent Who? have partnered up with Asian Pacific Americans for Progress to offer free viewings of the...

Sylvie Kim | Thu, Jun 23rd- 4:46pm | anniversary, apa for progress, curtis chin, Vincent Chin, Vincent Who?, Activism, Film

Lorene Machado's Cho Dependent -- screening at this year's Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco -- captures comedienne Margaret Cho performing live in Atlanta, GA...

Sylvie Kim | Thu, Jun 16th- 11:18am | Blogger Column, cho dependent, frameline film festival 2011, margaret cho, Comics, Film, Film Festivals

Katie Wolfe's film Kawa -- screening at this year's Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco -- takes a look at the life of a Maori man living in the closet.

Nicole Wong | Tue, Jun 14th- 10:54am | Calvin Tuteao, frameline film festival 2011, katie wolfe, kawa, Witi Ihimaera, Film, Film Festivals

"Finding love is hard -- it’s hard enough when you’re straight and everything in society is conveniently set up for you to meet a partner.  Imagine being a marginalized individual who has a limited dating pool and who must also deal...

Mandy Hu | Tue, Jun 14th- 1:24pm | frameline film festival, kathy huang, tales of the waria, Film, Film Festivals, Gender, Sex

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