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ASIAN AMERICA: THE KEN FONG PODCAST

Ken Fong gets to the heart of Asian American culture, history, and spirituality. Through interviews with movers and shakers in the Asian American community -- some you know, others you've never heard of before -- prepare to laugh, cry, and be amazed.
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Now displaying: October, 2019
Oct 29, 2019

Designer and community leader Steve Yamaguma talks about the upcoming Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest and his role as co-chair. He also shares his experiences with the Asian American movement on college campuses and in the music scene around the San Jose area during the 1970's. (Intro: I Was Expecting You)

Oct 22, 2019

Actor and dancer Anu Bhatt discusses her new autobiographical play HOLLOW/WAVE. Anu shares how she found empowerment through the correct pronunciation of her name, the challenges she faced while in school for acting, and bringing difficult topics in the South Asian community to the forefront. (Intro: Rat Trap)

Oct 16, 2019

In this special episode, Ken bids goodbye to Chris as co-producer of the Asian America podcast and welcomes new co-producer Alison Chang. Alison discusses the unusual path she took to pursuing her passions, her spiritual journey, and how she got involved with the podcast. (Intro: Lost Package)

Oct 8, 2019

Actor Tzi Ma talks about how THE FAREWELL went from indie movie darling to internationally distributed hit. Tzi discusses his support for Asian-American independent film projects, his role in upcoming Disney live-action film MULAN, and the importance of promoting diverse stories. (Intro: Learning to Coexist)

Oct 1, 2019

Actor Albert Tsai talks about his starring role in the new hit animated film ABOMINABLE. Albert discusses how he first got into acting, what it’s like to ad-lib during voiceover sessions, and why authenticity in casting and culture were so important in the making of ABOMINABLE. (Intro: Healing)

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