Articles by Alice Shih
Asian-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan has documented the Zhang family for years on their annual trek home for China’s Spring Festival. His film Last Train Home raises issues about China’s growing generation gap and changing economy.
Shih traces the rapid growth of Asian-Canadian filmmaking through the 10th anniversaries of festivals in Toronto and Vancouver.
Julia Kwan went from obscurity to international acclaim with her Sundance award-winning feature Eve and the Fire Horse. Where does Julia end and Eve begin in this intimate tale of growing up Asian in ’70s Vancouver? Alice Shih investigates the personal, social and aesthetic concerns of Julia Kwan.