Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

  • Television

10 Korean TV Shows to Watch

Since the rise in popularity of Korean dramas such as Crash Landing on You, Kingdom, Vincenzo, Hospital Playlist, and of course, Squid Game, there has been an influx of recent as well as upcoming K-dramas not to be missed.   Below are some to watch out for: Mask Girl The series follows Kim Mo-mi (Ko Hyun-jung), an ordinary office worker who has always dreamed of being a performer though she feels that her face isn’t beautiful enough to achieve her goals.
  • Film

Heroines of Asian Martial Arts Films

When Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win an Oscar as best actress for her performance in Everything, Everywhere, All at Once last March she said, “this is proof- dream big and dreams do come true”, adding that her win “is for Asian community and anyone who has ever been identified as minority”.   Although Asians have been a minority in the Hollywood film industry since its inception, compared to Hollywood, Asian cinema has seen many more female action stars who inspire both empowerment and awe.