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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Discover Asian-American and International Entertainment on X1

All the best. All for you. With XFINITY X1, you get access to the hottest Asian-American and International entertainment whenever you want it. Simple navigation makes it easier than ever to follow your favorite Asian-American actors, shows and movies, plus world sports like cricket and more. Advanced search gives personalized recommendations just for you. And whether […]

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XFINITY LGBTQ Celebrates Asian Entertainment

Instagram legend and makeup magician Kim Chi did the world a huge favor while filming "RuPaul's Drag Race" when she took a moment to educate Michelle Visage, and the show's thousands of viewers, on the impact homonormativity has on the Asian LGBTQ population. She talked candidly about how common it is to come across the phrase "no fats, fems or Asians" […]

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Making an Impact: Q&A with Filmmaker Grace Lee of ‘American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs’

By Neelanjana Banerjee This is an edited version of an interview that appeared on the Center for Asian American Media's website. Filmmaker Grace Lee's documentary and narrative films investigate how one's identity and ideas influence the world around them. Whether it is her acclaimed first feature-length film "The Grace Lee Project," which investigates the lives of […]

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“Off the Menu: Asian America” Highlights the Stories and Traditions of People Behind the Dishes

By Momo Chang This blog is an edited version of an article that appeared on the Center for Asian American Media's website. Award-winning director Grace Lee's "Off the Menu: Asian America" explores the stories of people behind the food, focusing on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. From the Gulf Coast of Texas to Wisconsin's heartland to […]

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Sandra Oh, Grace Lee Talk Asian-American Representation in Hollywood

by Dino-Ray Ramos The topic of diversity and inclusion has been front and center in Hollywood. Black and Latino communities have been very vocal about their representation, but more recently, Asian-Americans are becoming more involved in the conversation, making their voices heard after years of being underrepresented in television, film and media. At the Center […]

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