Cinema Asian America: Q&A with Linda Hattendorf on ‘The Cats Of Mirikitani’

In the spring of 2001, New York filmmaker Linda Hattendorf began videotaping stories told to her by a homeless, elderly Japanese-American man named Jimmy Mirikitani who lived on the streets near her home. Driven out of a curiosity about his life and drawings, little did she know that the documentary she would craft with him, […]

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Internet Archive Shows Sept. 11 Coverage

By DAVID BAUDER, AP NEW YORK - For many in New York and Washington, Sept. 11, 2001, was a personal experience, an attack on their cities. Most everywhere else in the world, it was a television event. TV's commemoration as the 10th anniversary approaches on Sunday puts that day in many different contexts. There is […]

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Cinema Asian America: Filmmaker Kenny Glenaan Talks Provocative Movie ‘Yasmin’

This month Cinema Asian America on XFINITY On Demand features a provocative movie that should sear a place in your memory:: British filmmaker Kenny Glenaan's "Yasmin," starring "The Good Wife's" Archie Punjabi and written by Academy award-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy ("Slumdog Millionaire"). Set in London, the film centers on Yasmin (Punjabi), a Pakistani British woman, […]

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Terrorist Attacks: A Universal Television Event

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK - The first indication of the horrors to come was a single camera shot that suddenly appeared on television sets throughout the world: a skyscraper bathed in the morning sun, smoke pouring from a ragged hole in its side. The images grew even worse, as the entire […]

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