GMA and Xfinity On Demand Celebrate Filipino American History Month with Free Preview

By GMA Pinoy TV This blog has been edited for length and clarity by Xfinity. *** This Filipino American History Month, GMA Pinoy TV and Xfinity can bring X1 customers closer to home with the best in Filipino news and entertainment during a free preview from October 15-31. During this time, Xfinity X1 customers can […]

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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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Editor’s Top Picks of the Month: Coming Home

By: Anderson Le  This September's collection, Coming Home, looks at Asian Pacific American (APA) stories that delve into family histories, traditions, filial piety, and the memories that bridge the immigrant experience that serve as the foundation of what America is all about. If it's in our backyard, on the national stage, rooted in reality, […]

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Ricky He Is the Love Interest in New Disney Musical Remake of ‘Freaky Friday’

By: Ada Tseng (CAAM) When Ricky He was filming the climactic scene in Disney's "Freaky Friday" movie, he couldn't believe that he was at the exact place where he first decided he wanted to pursue entertainment as a career: the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver. Ricky He, who was born and raised in Vancouver, had gone to […]

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New Children’s Book by Actress Sheetal Sheth Explores Naming and Identity

By: Ada Tseng (CAAM) Sheetal Sheth may be most known for her acting work — in films like “Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World,” “I Can’t Think Straight,” “The World Unseen,” “Yes, We’re Open,” and “Nice Girls’ Crew“— but what you may not know is that she’s also dedicated much of her life to doing work […]

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“Soft Power” Actor Discuss His Journey in David Henry Hwang’s New Show

By: Lauren Lola (CAAM)  "Soft Power" is the latest work and first collaboration between Tony Award winners David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori. When an American playwright struggles to create a "Sex and the City" TV show with a Chinese executive, a near-fatal stabbing sends the former into a dream musical. The Chinese executive arrives […]

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

The X1 Asian American Film & TV destination continues to heat up this August with an exclusive Crazy Rich Asians mini-destination! This month, customers can see Asian Americans in TV shows, movies, stand-ups, YouTube, Netflix and more. Get to Know the "Crazy Rich Asians" This summer's most hyped blockbuster, "Crazy Rich Asians" will be in theaters August […]

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