Omkara What if Othello were to come on Oprah? Iago, a man with his own complexes, would play on those feelings, enhance them, leading Othello the play to the tragic end we are all quite familiar with. How does one do that without avoiding the obvious absurdities associated with this transition?
Best of 2006: Asian American Films
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It's been an impressive year for them all. APA combined the opinions of some notable filmmakers and festival directors and dug into our own hearts to create our Top Ten List of Asian American Film. Asia Pacific Arts covers both Asian and Asian American arts and entertainment, and our annual "Top 10 films" list traditionally traverses both Asian and Asian American cinema. This was done in part because one of the publication's editorial goals is to discover the alliances between the two categories, but more importantly, there simply have not been enough Asian American feature films per year to warrant a "top By autumn we knew it was a special year, and became delighted by the prospect that we could actually create a separate list for Asian American cinema in our annual "Best of" issue. While the appropriateness of such a list can be debated for example, what's the usefulness of ranking an emerging cinema where every film regardless of quality needs community support , we're publishing one anyway, if only to celebrate the fact that Asian American cinema has matured to a point where it can warrant the same kind of critical games played on mainstream films.
For Raymond, Aurora needs to recognize her own Asian identity; Aurora, however, would have preferred a lover, not a course in ethnic studies. Struggling with their own pasts, lonely in their respective presents, each character seeks something more for the future in the dramatic tale of Asian American masculinity and love. The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival is pleased to present three stunning feature films from mainland China — all unique visions which represent an exciting new generation of Chinese filmmaking.
Media Contact: Seema Arora, press thirdi. An important film that takes us into the revolutionary world of the Asian Dub Foundation ADF -- its music and philosophies which were at the root of the South Asian Underground movement in England. The festival gets into full swing on Saturday, November 11 at the Castro Theatre with an am screening of the winner of Cannes' prestigious Camera d'or prize and U.