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Pioneering Female Filmmaker Nicole Conn

I saw Nicole Coonn’s pioneering lesbian feature Claire of the Moon in the theater in 1992 and I was totally riveted by the film’s beauty…

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Yosifu by Kristina Yang

Recently, I received an email from a Yale student asking me to talk to a prospective Yale student Kristina Yang about my filmmaking and grad…

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Smothered by Jason Stuart

Since I began writing about film, I”ve been tracking Jason Stuart’s career as a comedian and actor. Not only has he appeared in iconic movies…

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The Horror of Karen Lam

Karen Lam’s third horror feature The Curse of Willow Song is getting some good buzz in Canada. This year, Song has been nominated for ten…

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An Aspiring Kenyan Actor in China

24 years old, Dennis Mirii Kinyanjui was originally from Mwingi, a town in Kenya. He arrived last November in Shenzhen to study filmmaking and Chinese….

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Creator Ying Liu Exposes The Haunted Bay

On Twilight Zone Day, May 11, creator Ying Liu will release two full series of “The Haunted Bay,” an independent docu television series about a…

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Three Gay Comedians on Making the First Gay Male Anthology Stand Up Comedy Special

Gay comics Owen Alabado, Dash Kwiatkowski and Brad Loekle alked to CHOPSO about their upcoming live show and taped feature length comedy special Brash Boys…

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Bee Vang on Clint Eastwood, Gran Torino and Being Hmong

CHOPSO’s Quentin Lee and Koji Steven Sakai interviewed actor Bee Vang, the breakout star of Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino. When making Gran Torino, Bee was…

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Raymond Ma on “I Don’t Have a Phone”

Raymond Ma is a veteran actor who has appeared in more than 130+ films and television shows. I was fortunate enough to work with him…

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From Jasmine to Kirkwood with Dax Phelan

Dax Phelan, the writer and director of the acclaimed thriller Jasmine, is about to direct his second feature Kirkwood, another mystery thriller. Gillian Sand caught…

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