Koji Steven Sakai

Koji Steven Sakai ha escrito cuatro largometrajes que han sido producidos, Haunted Highway (2006), The People I’ve Slept With (2009), Monster & Me (2012) y #1 Serial Killer (2012). También fue productor de The People I’ve Slept With y de #1 Serial Killer. Su guión de largometraje, Romeo, Juliet & Rosaline, fue adquirido por los Estudios Amazon. La novela debut de Koji, Romeo & Juliet Vs. Zombies, fue publicada por Luthando Coeur, la editorial de fantasía de Zharmae Publishing Press en febrero de 2015. 

Última actualización en marzo de 2015

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Chris Aihara, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

Chris Aihara is the Executive Director of the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC), one of the largest ethnic cultural centers of its kind in the U.S. She was the former Chair of the Little Tokyo Community Council, a member of the Mayor’s Little Tokyo Community Advisory Committee, and member of the California Japanese American Community Leadership Council. She has written several publications on Japanese American culture and has served as a member of the City of Torrance Cultural Arts Commission for six years.

 

The JACCC is dedicated to the promotion and presentation of Japanese and Japanese American ...

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Craig Ishii, Japanese American Citizens League Pacific

Craig Ishii is the Regional Director with the Japanese American Citizens League Pacific Southwest District (JACL Pacific Southwest District). Craig is a 2007 graduate of UCLA, majoring in history and economics. He was an active member of the Nikkei Student Union (NSU) at UCLA where he was involved in a variety of cultural, political, and community issues. During his junior and senior years, he served as Internal Vice President and the Board President of the NSU.

The mission of the Japanese American Citizens League is to advocate for civil rights and community preservation for the Asian and Pacific Islander community ...

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The People I've Slept With: The Movie

When Quentin Lee (director/producer), Stanley Yung (producer), Karin Anna Cheung (the star), and I (writer/producer) met the first time, we knew right away that we wanted to make an Asian American date movie where an Asian American male and an Asian American female actually fall in love. The People I’ve Slept With is what came from that first meeting.

The People I’ve Slept With is a sexy romantic comedy about a promiscuous young woman (Karin Anna Cheung of Better Luck Tomorrow) who unexpectedly gets pregnant and must find out the identity of the father…now! Together ...

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What Would You Do?

I am a coward. It’s easy to fight racism when it’s in the abstract, but it’s so much harder to do it when it smacks you in the face. I was smacked and didn’t do anything. Actually, I just ran away.

Okay, let me explain. I recently had a phone meeting with a person who wanted to represent my writing. It was the opportunity that I had been waiting for for a long time. It was going to be my big break!

At first, everything was going so well. He seemed like one of those fun ...

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We All Look Alike

Do all Asians look alike? Where does such a stereotype come from? I’ve recently spent a lot of time studying other Asian folks—especially Japanese people—to see if there are any similarities between them and me. Personally, I think I look pretty damn unique—and handsome. My mother always tells me so at least!

The other day I decided to look into this. A quick Google search brought me to a lot of sites. My favorite was a Yahoo Answers webpage where I found the following question:

    Why do Asian people get called "look alikes" or "same"?

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