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What to Watch on X1 Asian American Film & TV in December

With the holidays right around the corner, December is packed with family-friendly entertainment on the X1 Asian American Film & TV destination. Say "Asian American" into your X1 Voice Remote and prepare to binge-watch all your favorite Asian American movies and TV this winter! Three Must-See TV Events "The Gifted" Fall finale starring Jamie Chung […]

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Zheng Kang

"Lion Dance" directed by Zheng Kang featured on the X1 Asian American destination within the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival collection. We had the chance to ask Zheng what inspired his filmmaking journey, and how his Chinese heritage influences his work. Tell us about your film featured on X1 this month! Zheng Kang: "Lion Dance" is an animated short […]

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Mayumi Yoshida

"AKASHI" written, directed, produced, and acted in by Mayumi Yoshida, is featured on the X1 Asian American destination this month in the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival collection. We had the chance to ask Mayumi about her filmmaking journey, and how her Japanese background influences her work. Tell us about your film featured on X1 this month! […]

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PJ Raval Brings Philippines Transgender Case to the Big Screen

By Momo Chang for CAAM *** "Call Her Ganda" is the latest documentary by PJ Raval. The film focuses on Jennifer Laude, a Filipino transgender woman who was murdered in the Philippines by then 19-year-old U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. The film highlights voices from the community, including attorney Virgie Suarez, transgender journalist Meredith Talusan […]

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