Jon M. Chu Speaks About the Pride and Power of Representation in Film

In this enlightening talk, Jon M. Chu, the director of surprise super hit “Crazy Rich Asians,” talks about the journey that led to his career as one of the most talked about directors in Hollywood, as well as the unexpected and unplanned moments that ensured Chu saw himself and his family as “a normal family…

Movie and entertainment industry items, including a box of popcorn a movie clapboard and a strip of 35mm film

Why Muslims Need to Step Up Our Presence in the Film Industry

When I was attending university at UC Riverside, I worked at a place on campus called the Middle Eastern Student Center, where I met and befriended (as you can imagine) students from all different Middle Eastern, South East Asian, and North African backgrounds. The best part of that experience was the opportunity to converse with…