• PBS Distribution Locks Down ‘Abacus: Small Enough To Jail

    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 […]

    Date: May 01, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • NAAPPPA Honors ‘40 Under 40’ Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Politics

      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 […]

    Date: May 01, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Rep. Chu Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    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 […]

    Date: May 01, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • As other malls die off, this one in Arcadia focuses on Asian shopper

      hen Taiwanese menswear brand SST&C opened its first U.S. store last year, the company bypassed glitzy shopping hubs such as Beverly Hills or South Coast Plaza in favor of a mall tucked into the San Gabriel Valley. What Westfield Santa Anita lacks in name recognition, it makes up for with one huge edge: a […]

    Date: Apr 10, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • African Americans, Asian Americans Went to More Movies in 2016: Study

    LOS ANGELES — African Americans and Asian Americans showed up in force at the box office in 2016 as major movies showed greater diversity in their casting and subject matter, according to a new report by the Motion Picture Association of America. The number of frequent African-American moviegoers nearly doubled to 5.6 million last year, […]

    Date: Mar 27, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Nets launch Chinese language web site

    With the NBA’s only Chinese-American player —and a growing Chinese and Chinese-American population in Brooklyn— it was only a matter of time before the Nets set up a Chinese language website. And on Sunday, it went live. It was announced by Elisa Padilla, the Nets chief marketing officer. The site appears to mirror the Nets […]

    Date: Mar 13, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • First-Ever Tracker Of Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Launched

    John Lu (left), Reynold Liang (center) and David Wu (right) during a news conference in Queens, N.Y., after being the victims of a hate crime in 2006. New York City council member David Weprin (second left) and John C. Liu look on. After years of declining numbers, hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are […]

    Date: Feb 27, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Last Names Lead To Fewer Job Interviews, Still

     When it comes to job applications, not all names are treated equally. What’s in a name? A lot, according to a new study from researchers at Ryerson University and the University of Toronto, both in Canada. The study found that job applicants in Canada with Asian names — names of Indian, Pakistani or Chinese origin […]

    Date: Feb 27, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0