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14 02, 2019

“Brave Girl Rising” Film Premieres 03.08.2019

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Africa, India|Tags: , , , , , |

As we approach International Women's Day in 2 weeks, Girl Rising, a non-profit behind the global initiative to educate and empower females, debuts another powerful short film called "Brave Girl Rising". The opening premiere will be on March 8, 2019. The film is made in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee and filmed in one [...]

30 01, 2018

Ai WeiWei “Human Flow” Film Screening

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: China, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |

Women's Voice Now is hosting their first community event of 2018: - The Human Flow by Ai WeiWei - The Human Flow: Artist Ai Weiwei’s exposé of the International Refugee Crisis Where: Brasil Brasil Cultural Center, 12453 Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 Doors open at 5:00pm, seating is limited. This is [...]

9 10, 2014

10 Things I Learned from Nicholas Kristof

By | October 9th, 2014|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , |

  I had the privilege and honor to see Nicholas Kristof, an award-winning NY Times Journalist, #1 Bestseller of "Half The Sky" book & Documentary, yesterday at the All Saints Church in Beverly Hills. This was an event hosted by LiveTalksLA where he introduced his new book, "A Path Appears". I have followed Nicholas Kristof on [...]

5 09, 2013

Travel Show: Hawaii Noodle Town

By | September 5th, 2013|Categories: Hawaii|Tags: , , , , |

AREAA's Noodle Town | Episode 4: Waikiki Jim Park and Jacki Ueng explore Waikiki, Hawaii to learn about the Food, Culture and Neighborhood. Visits in this Oahu Travel and Food Show include a visit to Ramen Nakamura, specialized Martini's at Roy's Hawaiian Fusion, and Food Trucks at Honolulu Night Market.

15 08, 2013

Travel Show: “Little Manila” National City

By | August 15th, 2013|Categories: Las Vegas, Southeast Asia|Tags: , , , |

According to the 2010 United States Census, Filipinos make up about 18% of National City's population. Many of the Filipino restaurants, groceries, and other commercial buildings are centered around 8th Street and Plaza Boulevard in National City. In our 3rd episode of Noodle Town, Jim Park and I explore "Filipino Town" or "Little Manila", National [...]

31 05, 2013

Noodle Town: China Town, Vegas

By | May 31st, 2013|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , , , , |

Jim Park and I explore "China Town", Las Vegas, Nevada, to learn about the Food, Culture and Neighborhood with AREAA Las Vegas Chapter members, Sherwin Escuanela & Michael Payne. Las Vegas's Chinese population began to boom starting in the 1960s and by the 1990s which grew to a population of 15,000 with the majority working in [...]

21 09, 2012

Half the Sky Documentary

By | September 21st, 2012|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

Half the Sky Documentary Aires Monday, October 1 & 2, 9 pm!! Many of you have read this tragic, yet inspirational book on turning Oppression into Opportunities for Women around the world. Nicholas Kristof, NY Times writer and his wife Sherry WuDunn have made this Documentary that many of us have been eagerly anticipating. The [...]

8 05, 2012

Health/Food Documentaries

By | May 8th, 2012|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , |

I love food. I live to eat, not eat to live. My #1 sin is Gluttony. It might be part of being a Foodie, a World Traveler who's main mission is to adventurously taste food from every culture and a small part being Chinese. Will I ever go Organic & Vegan? Probably not, but in health [...]

17 03, 2012

Nowruz Celebration Film with Sedighi Family

By | March 17th, 2012|Categories: Iran|Tags: , |

Spread of our Iranian New Year (Nowruz) Food at the Sedighi's in Aliso Viejo, California Happy Nowruz my friends! In other words, "Happy Iranian (or Persian) New Year!" I made a "Nowruz Celebration Film" in my Documentary Filmmaking class at UCLA that I wanted to share. "Nowruz" is the Farsi term which means [...]

21 06, 2010

“From Haiti with Love”

By | June 21st, 2010|Categories: Haiti|Tags: , |

"I never new that I would fall for this country but through all of the distruction and poverty, I have found some of the most beautiful and content people I have ever met. they have become the antethesis of western thinking which is welcome to me." My new production partner Bo Abel is out in [...]