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LA Times' Film Critic Justin Chang and Film Reporter Jen Yamato debate 'Ghost in the Shell' and the dangers of Hollywood Whitewashing

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LA Times' Film Critic Justin Chang and Film Reporter Jen Yamato debate 'Ghost in the Shell' and the dangers of Hollywood Whitewashing
April 6, 2017 Los Angeles What does the current crop of film and TV shows accused of whitewashing Asian roles say about Hollywood’s ongoing diversity crisis? L.A. Times film critic Justin Chang and film reporter Jen Yamato sat down to discuss the latest example of the issue - Scarlett Johansson’s casting as a futuristic cybernetic cop in Paramount’s “Ghost in the...

John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu are 2016 Honorees at V3

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John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu are 2016 Honorees at V3
2016 V3 Honorees!: John Cho, Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Phil Yu Actor John Cho, director Jennifer Yuh Nelson and blogger Phil Yu were honored at this year’s V3 Digital Media Conference special awards ceremony on June 24 to kick off the full day V3 conference on June 25, 2016. Cho received the Visibility Award. He has starred in a number of film and television shows,...

OSCARS - Chris Rock's Asian Joke ignites Backlash

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OSCARS - Chris Rock's Asian Joke ignites Backlash
April 21, 2016 Saturday, April 235:00 pm – 6:30 pmJapanese American National Museum100 N. Central AvenueADMISSION IS FREESince the slights against Asians at the Oscars, producers, directors and actors have mobilized to find solutions – and the Academy is listening. Asia Society Southern California and Visual Communications are presenting a town hall discussion at the C3 Conference...

CAAMFEST 2016 March 10 - 20 San Francisco and Oakland

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CAAMFEST 2016 March 10 - 20 San Francisco and Oakland
  The festival was a success! Don't miss it next year - Check CAAMFEST.com for future dates and events! The Center for Asian American Media presents CAAMFest 2016, a celebration of Asian American film, music, and food, Thursday-Sunday, March 10th-20th in San Francisco and Oakland. CAAMFest, now in its 34th year features a diverse showcase of 100 narrative films,...