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Asia Extreme: Thirteen Cool Movies for a Hot August

Article: Asia Extreme: Thirteen Cool Movies for a Hot August

Scene from TRIAD ELECTION
Just in time for the dog days of summer, Sundance Channel is gearing up to launch the sixth season of Asia Extreme, which features thirteen incredibly cool films to dive into beginning August 1 free on demand. Just as past seasons brought an eclectic mix of cutting edge Asian cinema from visionary directors breathing new life into (and in some cases subverting) such genres as horror (ONE MISSED CALL), thriller (A BITTERSWEET LIFE), action (SAVE THE GREEN PLANET), or science-fiction (NATURAL CITY), so too does the new lineup offer fresh takes on familiar forms.

Benny Chan, Traffic

Article: Benny Chan, Traffic

Benny Chan’s photo series “Traffic” opens this week at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Inspired by a particularly bad day stuck in traffic, the artist spent the past few years documenting just that from the air with a custom camera developed for this project. With his almost omniscient perspective, Mr. Chan explores and sheds…