This is one of the best films of 2015.
Jana Monji, made in San Diego, California, lost in Japan several times, has written about theater and movies for the LA Weekly, LA Times, and currently, Examiner.com and the Pasadena Weekly. Currently living in LA, she has found her inner Latina dancing Argentine tango. Her short fiction has been published in the Asian American Literary Review.
An AFI Fest 2015 report on "The Big Short" and the Q&A that followed with the filmmakers and stars.
A report from AFI Fest about "Bob and the Trees" and "Rams."
A report from AFI Fest on "Concussion" starring Will Smith.
A report from AFI Fest on "The 33."
A dispatch from AFI Fest on "El Movimiento."
A report from AFI Fest 2015 on Michael Moore's "Where to Invade Next."
A dispatch from AFI Fest on Angelina Jolie Pitt's "By the Sea."
FFC Jana Monji on the multi-platform, three-day broadcast event Big Blue Live.
FFC Jana Monji on the specific cultural details within "The Assassin."
A report on the Mickey Mouse Club reunion at D23.