By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Local filmmaker Jade Justad is a hapa Korean-American, based in Seattle. Her new project is a short film, “Creased,” exploring the ever-more-popular phenomenon of double eyelid plastic surgery amongst young Asians, especially, but not exclusively, young women. NWAW: Did you grow up in Seattle? Tell us about your background. […]
Young Jackie Chan…and samurais everywhere — Highlights from the Cinerama Fists & Fury martial arts festival
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly “I don’t think that was Jackie Chan,” I told my movie date, as the lights went up at the end of “Snake In The Eagle’s Shadow.” And I owe her an apology, because it actually was Jackie Chan, who was of course good enough at playing himself that I […]
Respect!: Celebrating Seven Samurai’s 60th anniversary
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly On December 4, Seattle will be hosting a film screening of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai for its 60th anniversary.