Last year we wrote about the PROUD Short Film created, produced and directed by Asian American actress Jackie Dallas. Since then, PROUD (www.proudshortfilm.asia) has been chosen to be screened at numerous film festivals both in the U.S. and internationally. It is also the proud recipient of “Best Short Film” award from the Independent Talents Film Festival. Check out our recent interview with Jackie Dallas to find out more about her journey and the Proud Short Film.
If you haven’t seen the film yet, now is your chance! Proud Short Film is on YouTube! Don’t forget to subscribe to the @dotasia channel for more original videos AND @jaxdallas to see more of her work!
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – A Conversation with Todd Han, President and CEO of Dynadot.com
Asian Americans contribute significantly to the development of small and medium size businesses in the U.S. In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May, we are dedicating our post to our channel partner Dynadot.com, founded by Asian...
Here are some of my favorite Asian American artists and entertainers in films, music, and performing art. I’ve followed their journey for many years. During the pandemic, art became a form of therapy for me.
Have you experienced an Internet blackout? Such incidence might occur when a city is hit by natural disaster or facing cyberattack. The outage of Internet service experienced by the people of Myanmar recently did not happen because of any such reasons above however, but about politics.
In this episode, Edmon Chung, the CEO of DotAsia Organisation, and Angela Arkandhi, NetMission ambassador — a university student from Indonesia who is passionate about Internet governance and digital policy — are going to explore how the Internet shutdown refrains us from exercising our rights. What are the compromises between tackling the dissemination of false information and ensuring freedom of speech online? Is Internet shutdown not an open-air prison for those who are experiencing it?
Asian American Food and Identity Food is a vital part of culture. Through food we are joined via a shared experience. It is a connection to our earliest memories, our heritage and some say, an intercultural communicator. Asian American cuisines are a category onto...