We talked to director Dean Yamada during LAAPFF about his feature film, 'Anjing'.
What does it mean to be an American in this day and age? It wasn't until recently that the answer to that once-simple question became more and more obscured--and more impossible...
If I’ve learned anything during my week-long foray into the world of Asian American film at the 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF), it’s that the community is there to help. Time and time again, I kept seeing the same faces, the same people, and the same bursting enthusiasm that radiated from the […]
What is it like to live in Mongolia? What is Mongolian culture? Unlike its more famous northern and southern neighbors (Russia & China), Mongolia doesn’t seem to draw a lot of attention to itself. If you’re anything like me, your idea of Mongolia is strictly confined to the images of barren plains, nomadic people, and […]
Delve into Los Angeles-based director Maegan Houang’s filmography, and you’ll be stunned at some of the macabre things that you’ll find. Horror, unnerving tension, and elements of dark fantasy all come together in her works time and time again, coalescing in a kaleidoscope of gruesome ideas. The one constant? A multitude of rising indie hits […]