Lorin Roser's art exhibition in New York

Now Weekly Issue 005: Asian American News Headlines of the Week

The incredible AAPI community news keeps on coming. Don’t miss any of these awesome Asian American news headlines – they will definitely add some sunshine to your Wednesday!

Chloé Zhao becomes the first Asian woman to win the Golden Globe for best director

Chloe Zhao accepting Golden Globe Award for Best Director Virtually

Image by NY Times

Zhao won the Best Director Award for her film “Nomadland,” starring Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand

AAPI Community News Source: nytimes.com

Golden Globes: ‘Minari’ Wins Foreign Language Award After Being Barred From Best Picture Category

Steven Yuen in the Golden Globe award winning film Minari

Image by Hollywood Reporter

Despite Minari’s contentious disqualification from the Best Picture category, the film took home the Best Foreign Language Picture Award. Will the film rock the Academy Awards this year? We think so 💪🏻
AAPI Community News Source: www.hollywoodreporter.com

"Minari is about a family. It's a family trying to learn how to speak a language of its own. It goes deeper than any American language and any foreign language— it's a language of the heart." - Director Lee Isaac Chung

NYC group delivers 55,000 meals to Asian seniors isolated in pandemic

Heart of Dinner volunteer packaging meals for elderly Asian Americans

Image by NBC

The non-profit Heart of Dinner works to reduce food insecurity for Asian American elders by supplying them with hot meals and groceries

AAPI Community News Source: nbcnews.com

AALDEF 2021 Justice in Action Honorees are Juju Chang, Ann Mukherjee, and Ronny Chieng

AALDEF Justice in Action Honorees

Image by AALDEF

The Asian American Legal Defense Education Fund will award Chang, Mukherjee, and Chieng the 2021 Justice in Action Award for their stellar work advocating Asian American rights
AAPI Community News Source: aaldef.org

Virtual Art Gallery Amplifies Asian American Voices

Asian Pasifika Arts Collective virtual art gallery masterpieces

Image by WBALTV

Asian Pasifika Arts Collective recently launched a virtual art gallery to raise awareness of Asian American refugee stories. Nico Gozal’s beautiful silk paintings are one of the latest features/

AAPI Community News Source: www.wbaltv.com

The Myth In The Machine: Inside Lorin Roser’s New York Exhibition

Lorin Roser's art exhibition in New York

Image by Forbes

Asian American animator, sound, and multimedia artist Lorin Roser is ahead of his time. His new exhibition incorporates innovative architectural software programs to create an incredibe video art installation

AAPI Community News Source: forbes.com

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