• Lucy Liu To Star In Drama ‘Rosemead’ Based On L.A. Times Article ‘A Dying Mother’s Plan’

    EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-nominated actress Lucy Liu has signed on to star in the upcoming dramatic feature Rosemead directed by Eric Lin. Marilyn Fu (The Honor List, The Sisterhood of Night, Amazon Studios’s upcoming adaptation of 500 Words or Less) wrote the screenplay based on the award-winning Los Angeles Times article “A Dying Mother’s Plan” written by Frank Shyong. Based on a true story that took place in the […]

    Date: Sep 15, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Mulan’ 1998: A Moment of Joy and Anxiety for Asian-American Viewers

    Though the original Disney movie was culturally significant, it came out in a film era when people of color were routinely tokenized. Disney’s new live-action “Mulan” is coming at a time when the entertainment world is still feeling tremors from the success of “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Parasite.” It was a very different landscape when […]

    Date: Sep 15, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • At Ally Maki’s Asian American Girl Club, All Are Welcome

    Long before Ally Maki appeared in movies and TV shows like Toy Story 4, Cloak & Dagger, and Wrecked, the Japanese American actress was hitting the club. And no, not the high heels, music-blaring, vodka cran kind of club, but actual extracurriculars. “When I was younger, I was totally the club girl, and not the club girl who’s going to the […]

    Date: Sep 08, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • America’s long history of scapegoating its Asian citizens

    Danny Satow was walking home from a stroll around her neighborhood in Federal Way, a suburb just south of Seattle, when a heavy object slammed into her chest. A car whizzed by and a disembodied voice yelled a racial slur against Chinese people. The car melted into the rush of traffic, and Danny leaned over to […]

    Date: Sep 08, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Kelly Marie Tran on being the first Southeast Asian actress to lead a Disney animated film

    For Asian Americans across the country, the premiere of Crazy Rich Asians was an event: People bought out theaters, held watch parties, and celebrated its box office triumph. And it was no different for Kelly Marie Tran. The Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Rise of Skywalker actress says she and all her Asian girlfriends giddily reserved tickets for the 2018 movie, […]

    Date: Sep 01, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • These groups are helping Asian American immigrant voters with mail-in voting

    Chuck Park has been busy fielding calls from Korean- and Mandarin-speaking eligible voters at a nonprofit in the New York City borough of Queens. Callers are trying to understand how to register to vote and apply for absentee ballots, typically available in New York to those who are temporarily ill or out of the county on Election […]

    Date: Aug 25, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American Filmmakers Bring Their Uniquely American Stories to Bentonville Film Festival

    For Lilan Bowden, portraying Bex in Disney Channel’s “Andi Mack” was the first time she played a culturally relevant role. The Taiwanese American actress quickly learned how much it meant for her community to see a multi-generational Asian American family on prime-time television, tackling everything from teenage pregnancy to feminism. Since the show ended last year, […]

    Date: Aug 25, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • CSU undergrads must take an ethnic studies or social justice class starting in 2023

    In the first major change to general education across its system in decades, all 430,000 undergraduates attending Cal State universities must take an ethnic studies or social justice course, a requirement approved by CSU trustees Wednesday following a fierce two-day debate that left some longtime social activists in the awkward position of voting “no.” The […]

    Date: Aug 11, 2020 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0