In this second part of The San Diego International Film Fest coverage, we talk about two main features that focus on the effects of bullying on Asian and Asian American youth. Continue reading two film fest selections focus on bullying that modern asian youth face
The 2020 San Diego International FilmFest was all virtual this year! Well, mostly. Like 80% ish. These year’s selection of Short Films were all direct and to the point, featuring stories from various cultures and storytelling. Here are the Asian shorts.Continue reading “stories of resilience are highlighted in these 8 short films”
For this portion of Filipino American History Month, we’re featuring Fil-Am director Eileen Cabiling and her directorial debut short film making rounds in the Los Angeles and New York City film festivals circuits this month. Here is asienne film reporter, Edrianne Wood with the scoop as she dissects the new short film, BASURERO on a one-on-one Q and A with director Eileen Cabiling.Continue reading “new short film paints a picture of a filipino fisherman facing a layered dilemma”
We’re on lockdown, they’re on lockdown, everyone’s on lockdown. asienne recently chatted with the cast of Netflix’s The Half of It😭 Watch more below to see Leah Lewis (Ellie Chu), Alexxis Lemire (Aster), and Daniel Diemer (Paul) talk lockdown binge-watching, what it’s like working with director Alice Wu, and the film’s message that they hope it conveys to audiences. BONUS: a spotlight on Leah Lewis.Continue reading “chatting with the cast of The Half of It”
What’s a real-life superhero, a parasite and two sets of couples got in common? The 2020 film fest circuit is currently underway but here are some highlights you may have missed with a throwback from October 2019’s San Diego International Film Festival.