Archives for the ‘USA’ Category

Jason Bateman on Bad Words

By • Mar 21st, 2014 • Category: Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video

Hollywood actor Jason Bateman talks about his debut directorial feature “Bad Words.” He  stars in the film as a 40 year old man who discovered a loophole and decides to participate in a spelling bee contest meant for middle school kids. And since this is a spelling bee contest one of his challengers is a [...]

Yoga, Yogis, Magic & Films At Asian Art Museum With Dr. Qamar Adamjee

By • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Diaspora, Featured, India, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley

Yoga, Yogis, Fakirs, Magic & Films  is the subject of a fascinating exhibit at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. In this interview Dr. Qamar Adamjee walks us through a visually rich exhibit that traces yoga’s 2,500 years old history. She is an associate curator for South Asia at the museum. Today, yoga is a multi-billion [...]

Bridging The Gap At CAAMFest 2014 with Masashi Niwano

By • Mar 10th, 2014 • Category: Books and Authors, Diaspora, Entertainment, Featured, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley

Meet Masashi Niwano, festival and exhibition director of CAAMFest 2014. In this interview he walks us through what you can expect to see in this year’s  annual festival of films, food, and live music  organized by San Francisco-based Center For Asian American Media. Previously, the festival was called San Francisco’s Asian American Film Festival. The 11 [...]

Silicon Valley’s Cinequest Festival Co-founder & Director Halfdan Hussey

By • Feb 11th, 2014 • Category: Books and Authors, Business & Tech, Featured, Ideas, India, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video

Every year Silicon Valley holds its annual Cinequest film festival that is a fusion of technology and arts. This year Cinequest  is celebrating its 24th year in  downtown San Jose from March 3-16, 2014. Our guest today is Halfdan Hussey, co-founder and director of Cinequest Film Festival, who shares the highlights of this year’s festival. [...]