Warigami, a CBC Gem Original Series show, follows Wendy Ohata (Emily Piggford) who discovers she has a twin brother named Vincent (Kai Bradbury) and that she’s a kami-jin – a descendent of an ancient Japanese people who can turn … more »
Son of James’ front man Shon Wong classifies their unique sound as “Chyna-Trucker-Funk”. “It blends the haunting sounds of Chinese instrumentation with the soulful sounds of Southern Rock and funk,” Shon describes.
At first glance, Shon Wong embodies a type … more »
It was a rainy Friday night, a week after the LiterASIAN Festival of 2019. One of the guests was Philip Huynh, a long-time short story author whose first collection is making waves as it is nominated for the City of … more »
It was the start of Fall in Vancouver, around 6:30 pm, the time in Toronto was three hours advanced. It was the time of my phone interview with Derek Mascarenhas, author of Coconut Dreams. Our conversation started out about … more »
Director Li Cheng’s second film José (2018) premiered at the 75th Venice Film Festival in September 2018 and was awarded the Queer Lion. It has won many awards and has been featured in numerous film festivals, please see additional notes … more »
Song Lang (2018), directed by Leon Le, is the Vancouver Queer Film Festival’s (VQFF) Opening Gala film this year. Set in 1980s Saigon, the film follows an unlikely friendship between Dung “thunderbolt” (Lien Binh Phat), a brooding debt collector and … more »