Archive for May, 2017

PBS Distribution Locks Down ‘Abacus: Small Enough To Jail

Posted on May 1st, 2017 by imprentacomm

EXCLUSIVE: PBS Distribution has picked up the North American rights to Toronto film fest doc Abacus: Small Enough To Jail, from director Steve James. The company is planning a spring theatrical release, beginning May 19 at New York City’s IFC Center. It centers on the dramatic saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of […]

NAAPPPA Honors ‘40 Under 40’ Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Politics

Posted on May 1st, 2017 by imprentacomm

  An organization promoting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in politics and public affairs has released its second list celebrating rising professionals. The National Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs (NAAPPPA) published its second “40 Under 40” list of AAPIs excelling in American politics Friday. The bipartisan list highlights workers who […]

Rep. Chu Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Posted on May 1st, 2017 by imprentacomm

Today marks the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which commemorates the history, contributions, and achievements of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community throughout the month of May. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), released the following statement: “Every year in May, we come together […]