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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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Comedian Leah Mansfield on Nukes, Being Native and Coming Out

Comedian Leah Mansfield, Sue Limsukonth and I got together this morning to record an episode for Slanted View podcast, but alas, out of my complete…

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Betty Ouyang on Her First Film “Father’s Day”

Betty Ouyang’s directorial debut “Father’s Day” just premiered in streaming on CHOPSO. We did an interview with the upstart Asian American actress and filmmaker on…

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Sartthar Tharchai’s Delicious Thailand

When location scouting in Bangkok, my friend Thomas Nahm (Production Supervisor on Netflix’s Street Food and Chef’s Table) introduced me to a young filmmaker Sartthar…

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Rika Ohara on Yoko Ono and The Heart of No Place

Rika Ohara’s The Heart of No Place has just premiered on CHOPSO whose senior writer Quentin Lee has seized the opportunity to interview her about…

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