“I remember a distributor telling us to our faces that it seemed weird to him that the film had all these Asian people speaking English without accents. I think we just stared at him in astonishment,” - Greg Pak
Kelly Marie Tran is the hero we don't deserve.... 😭
"I think part of the reason I threw myself into music when I was young was because it was a very difficult environment to grow up in when you’re the only person of color in school,” -Sheela Bringi
“The truth is, like I said, I wanted to have a seat at the table in the games industry for 10 years,” Janina Gavankar
The Infamous Post It Show will be opening again this weekend in Sawtelle Japantown, LA at Giant Robot 2 - GR2 Gallery
Check out art made by both the big shots and up and comers. Each post it is $25. Opens Saturday, Dec. 2nd
“Growing up, I’ve always felt I was from two different worlds...So much of me is because of what my parents experienced in this country. So much of me is because of the things my parents overcame so that I could have the luxury of having a dream.” -Kelly Marie Tran
#starwars #thelastjedi #lastjedi #kellymarietran
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/…/kelly-marie-tran-last-jedi… via Huffington Post
"As an Asian-American father, I want my child to learn about all people, from all races and walks of life—including people who look like her." Bao Phi
Moy first came to the U.S. in 1921. He earned his bachelor's degree from NYU in 1941 and during WWII served in the U.S. Army's 987th Signal Company, one of two all-Chinese-American outfits.
KACC is hosting a screening of I Can I Will I Did, written and directed by Nadine Truong. Please reserve tickets by November 30 to make sure the event goes through.
"Then They Came For Me" chronicling the WWII Japanese American incarceration is closing today at Alphawood Gallery be sure to catch the exhibit and the closing reception performance by Chicago Ho Etsu Taiko tonight.
"I think people are just getting generally more aware of the fact that every single person is a unique individual. So I'm happy that I, personally, am not boxed into a stereotypical understanding of the things that I can be." Steven Yeun