After years of a drought of opportunities for Asian talent
in major motion pictures and independent films we are now beginning
to see more Asian faces in front and behind the camera.
celebrates all people in the film industry making significant contributions
to this art form and especially to those who are positive role models
to our next generation of young Asian talent who are striving to
fulfill their filmmaking dreams.
Tiger, Hidden Dragon
starring Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh and dazzling newcomer
Zhang Ziyi with award-winning director Ang Lee. Review by Solange
starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt,
William Shatner, and Candice Bergen.
starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis as daughter-and-father
Review by Ben Fong-Torres.
Liu, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, & Bill Murray star in
this full-length film based on the 1970s TV show.
the Mood for Love
The winner of the Best Actor award and the Grand Prix de
la Technique (for its editing, cinematography, and production design)
at the 2000 Cannes International Film Festival.
Movie review by AC's
Stallone stars in this new action thriller from Mark Canton
Productions Inc. and Franchise Pictures.
the One That I Want
Comedienne Margaret Cho's new autobiographical movie won
The New York Award for Performance of the Year from New York Magazine
and a Mac Award!
The Internet becomes a battle field for the DigiDestined
and their Digimon companions, as they embark on their greatest adventure
the Movie 2000
Ash, Pikachu and the entire Pokemon Universe return for
a spectacular, all-new adventure!
Woo sits in with Jim Ferguson to talk about some of the explosive
action sequences in "Mission
Impossible 2" and
Tom Cruise doing his own stunts.
Superstar Jackie Chan wows the crowds and chats with AC's
team members at the world
Martial arts superstar Jet Li shares his thoughts in an
with AsianConnections on people who have inspired him and his future
goals in Hollywood. Jet also chats with Jim
Ferguson about "Romeo Must Die."
Anna and the King
AC Team interviews the leading cast - Chow
Ling, and Jodie
We go behind the scenes to profile action choreographer,
Yuen Wo Ping
and marvel at the moves he created for star Keanu
We went behind the scenes to review this long awaited film
and talked to campers in line.
Ltd.'s Official site - Starwars.com.
1999 Sundance Festival Winner, written and directed by Tony
Bui. Review by Lenora Chu.
Directing Award, '99, Academy Award Documentary Feature nomination,
'99, written and directed by Barbara
Sonneborn. Review by Lenora Chu.
Ann Lu's feature film, Dreamers, is a movie for anyone who
dares to dream. It's the writing and directorial debut of a remarkable
Asian mega star Jet
Li's American motion picture debut, starring with Mel Gibson
and Danny Glover. Visit his official
Meet creative founder Senh
Duong and his team behind this hit Hollywood movie reviews
Asian American Telecommunications Association (NAATA)
A long name for a truly dedicated powerhouse group empowered
with strategic media alliances and the money to fund Asian American
media projects. NAATA's website naatanet.org
includes film reviews, plus a recap of its most successful film
festival in its history, the San Francisco International Asian American
Film Festival that took place in March, 2000.