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Justin Lin (Better Luck Tomorrow
02.03.26

Gret Pak (Robot Stories
02.03.26

Jet Li (Cradle 2 the Grave
02.03.26

Ron Domingo (Anniversary
02.03.03

C.Y. Lee (The Flower Drum Song
11.25.02

Arthur Dong (Forbidden City, U.S.A.
11.20.02

Margaret Cho (Notorious C.H.O.)
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08.20.02

Margaret Cho (Notorious C.H.O.)
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07.12.02

Margaret Cho (Notorious C.H.O.)
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07.12.02

Eric Byler (Charlotte Sometimes)
07.09.02

Tia Carrere and Jason Scott Lee (Lilo and Stitch)
06.28.02

Zhang Yimou (Happy Times)
06.13.02

The Rock (The Scorpion King)
05.22.02

Amy Hill, John Cho, Jet Li (East West Players Visionary Awards)
05.08.02

Kelly Hu (The Scorpion King)
05.08.02

Jordana Brewster (The Fast and the Furious)
04.22.02

Janet Yang (Producer, High Crimes)
04.22.02

Karyn Kusama (Director, Girlfight)
03.27.01

Marie Matiko (The Art of War)
12.26.00

John Woo (Director, Mission Impossible 2)
11.07.00

Lucy Liu (Charlie's Angels)
11.03.00

Jet Li (Romeo Must Die)
08.01.00

Russel Wong and Isaiah Washington (Romeo Must Die)
08.01.00

 


 

 

Movies

     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.

     AsianConnections 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.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
starring Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh and dazzling newcomer Zhang Ziyi with award-winning director Ang Lee. Review by Solange Castro Belcher.

Miss Congeniality
starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, William Shatner, and Candice Bergen.

Duets
starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis as daughter-and-father karaoke singers.
Review by Ben Fong-Torres.

Charlie's Angels
Lucy Liu, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, & Bill Murray star in this full-length film based on the 1970s TV show.

In 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 Solange Belcher.

Get Carter
Sylvester Stallone stars in this new action thriller from Mark Canton Productions Inc. and Franchise Pictures.

I'm 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!

Digimon
The Internet becomes a battle field for the DigiDestined and their Digimon companions, as they embark on their greatest adventure yet.

Pokemon the Movie 2000
Ash, Pikachu and the entire Pokemon Universe return for a spectacular, all-new adventure!

Mission Impossible 2
Director John 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.

Shanghai Noon
Superstar Jackie Chan wows the crowds and chats with AC's team members at the world premiere!

Romeo Must Die
Martial arts superstar Jet Li shares his thoughts in an exclusive interview 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 Yun-Fat, Bai Ling, and Jodie Foster.

The Matrix
We go behind the scenes to profile action choreographer, Yuen Wo Ping and marvel at the moves he created for star Keanu Reeves.

The Phantom Menace
We went behind the scenes to review this long awaited film and talked to campers in line.
                                     Lucasfilm Ltd.'s Official site - Starwars.com.

Three Seasons
1999 Sundance Festival Winner, written and directed by Tony Bui. Review by Lenora Chu.

Regret to Inform
Sundance Documentary Directing Award, '99, Academy Award Documentary Feature nomination, '99, written and directed by Barbara Sonneborn. Review by Lenora Chu.

Dreamers
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 young woman.

Lethal Weapon 4
Asian mega star Jet Li's American motion picture debut, starring with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. Visit his official website, too!

RottenTomatoes.com
Meet creative founder Senh Duong and his team behind this hit Hollywood movie reviews website.

National 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.

 

 


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