‘Ip Man the Final Fight’ coming to US theaters

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Ip Man Who Taught Bruce Lee – VOD 8/20, Theater 9/20: In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more. What began as simple challenges from rival kung fu schools soon finds him drawn into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to defend life and honor, Ip Man has no choice but to fight – one last time. Continue reading

Golden Globe, Emmy, and Drama Desk Nominee Joins Cast of Asian Family Drama

Actress Tina Chen

Film, TV, and theatre veteran Tina Chen will star in the upcoming film DESCENDANTS OF THE PAST, ANCESTORS OF THE FUTURE, scheduled to shoot in the Boston area in late September 2013. The film tells the tale of a Chinese-Canadian man expecting a baby girl, who desperately needs to understand how his mother (played by Chen) and his grandfather could have lived apart for most of their lives. Continue reading

Korean-American twins shine onstage and off

Uatchet Jin (right) and Nekhebet Kum Juch on May 17. (Image by Ling-Mei Wong.)

By day, 13-year-old identical twins Uatchet (WAH-djet) Jin and Nekhebet (NECK-heh-bet) Kum Juch are just your average schoolgirls. The petite seventh graders draw incessantly, cuddle their cat Saja (Korean for “lion”) and occasionally consume bottomless amounts of frozen yogurt topped with mochi and caramel sauce.
When the sun sets, the Juch sisters morph into twin starlets. Nekhebet is the taller of the two, but the sisters are otherwise mirror images. Continue reading

Free Film, Food & Discussion at South End’s Castle Square Community Center

On Friday, December 7th, from 7-9 PM at the Castle Square Community Center, the documentary “Vincent Who?” will be screened, focusing on the 1982 hate crime murder of Vincent Chin and the Asian American experience in political activism. The film won the 2009 Media Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education. Continue reading