‘The Race Epidemic’ documentary wins prestigious ‘Golden Angel’ award for shining light on AAPI hate
“The Race Epidemic,” the premier documentary on the recent rise of racism against Asian Americans during the COVID pandemic, has won the Best Documentary award at the 17th annual Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF). The documentary is currently raising funds on GoFundMe as it continues to seek nationwide distribution to raise awareness.
Earned recognition: “The Race Epidemic,” produced by nonprofit organization Asian Pacific American Leadership Foundation (APALF), won the prestigious Golden Angel award during the cultural event in Los Angeles on Nov. 5, according to a press release.
“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Captain Marvel” actress Gemma Chan will receive the prestigious Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award.
Chan celebrated the big news by attending the Max Mara Fall/Winter 2020 Show in Milan, Italy on Feb. 20 as well as the dinner the night before the show, according to Just Jared.
Comedian Bowen Yang is set to receive an award from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for his contribution to the visibility of the LGBTQ community both on and off the screen.
The Brooklyn-based writer and actor, who became a regular cast member on “Saturday Night Live” last year, will be given the Visibility Award at the HRC’s 25th annual North Carolina Dinner on February 22.
It has been confirmed that K-pop supergroup BTS will be presenting an award at the upcoming 61st Annual Grammy Awards.
Citing sources, Variety reported that the popular South Korean boy band will be among the artists tasked with handing out awards to winners this upcoming Sunday.
The restaurant was one of the five winners of this year’s America’s Classics Award, according to an announcement posted by the foundation.
The adorable Disney and Pixar short film “Bao” has been shortlisted for the 2019 Oscars.
“Bao,” along with other Pixar and DreamWork’s animated shorts, made it on the list for Best Animated Short, according to IndieWire.
Two Chinese-born scientists were among the nine scientists recognized on Oct. 17 with a “Breakthrough Prize,” a $3 million Silicon Valley-funded award designed to bestow Oscar-level glamor upon its recipients.
Founded and sponsored by Sergey Brin, Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg, Pony Ma, Anne Wojcicki, and Yuri and Julia Milner, the prestigious awards aim to invigorate public engagement in the sciences by honoring, in the most lavish way possible, the cutting edge in three fundamental fields of basic science: Life Sciences, Fundamental Physics and Mathematics.
Chloe Kim, who took home the gold medal in the women’s snowboarding halfpipe at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, was crowned the Best Female Athlete at the 2018 ESPYS.
A comprehensive coverage of what goes behind the brutal “drug war” in the Philippines has earned a Filipino journalist and his two colleagues at Reuters a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting.
Filipino journalist Manuel Mogato and two other Reuters reporters, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall, were given the recognition for their “relentless reporting that exposed the brutal killing campaign behind Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.”
An international market research and data analytics firm has officially released its list of the top 20 most admired people for the year 2018, with eight of the men and women on the list being of Asian descent.
The firm interviewed more than 37,000 people from 35 different countries for this year’s study, according to YouGov.