Nowadays, it’s pretty common to find Asians (nearly) everywhere in the world. But people still have perceptions thinking a person or a country is this way or that. The Asians Elsewhere series aims to show diversity within the broader Asian … more »
In the second part of our interview with Shelly Kraicer, we discuss changes in the reception of Chinese cinema, the chilling effect of censorship and the growth of commercial cinema, the rise of black comedies, and the blurring of boundaries … more »
A long-time Beijing resident (only recently relocated to Toronto by way of Taiwan) for the past decade, Shelly Kraicer has been the programmer of East Asian films for the Vancouver International Film Festival. More recently, he has consulted for … more »
Six Canadians and Americans talk about the awkward, strange, and memorable times they imagined saying or actually said “I love you” to their parents.
Interviews by Pik-Shuen Fung
*Some names have been changed at the request of the interviewees.
Lily*: … more »
In 2017, Canada celebrates its 150th birthday. Lesser known, it also marks the 70th anniversary of the repeal of the 1923 Chinese Immigration Act, which banned all Chinese immigration to Canada for 24 years. This Act, … more »
A Chinese scholar understands 20,000 Chinese characters, but you only need to understand 1,000 to comprehend the language and even less to read a newspaper or menu.
ShaoLan Hsueh, entrepreneur, investor, and author will show you the basic steps to … more »