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Category: International

Ann Hu – Filmmaker

Ann Hu’s personal story would make for a great bio pic. Knowing no one, she was among the first students to come to the U.S. from mainland China after the Cultural Revolution to attend college. After graduating from NYU, she made her mark in the business world, but eventually wound…
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Ekwa Msangi – Filmmaker

Director, screenwriter, producer, instructor – all describe Tanzanian-American filmmaker Ekwa Msangi, who divides her time between Kenya and New York. Her latest project and first feature film, is the award-winnIng and critically acclaimed FAREWELL AMOR. It tells the story of an Angolan immigrant, whose wife and daughter join…
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Actress Lena Olin

Lena Olin is one accomplished, celebrated, respected actress, considered the greatest to come to the States from Sweden since Ingrid Bergman. While still in drama school, she made her on-screen debut in Ingmar Bergman’s “Face to Face,” and continued working with him both on stage and film. Lena…
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Revisit Yilian Cañizares, Violinist, Singer, Composer

We are revisiting our conversation with Yilian Cañizares, a truly fascinating, unique, multi-talented violinist, vocalist and composer who makes beautiful music by artfully blending jazz, classical and her Afro-Cuban roots with her unique voice. Yilian’s songs range from the poignant to the exuberant. Her warmth, enthusiasm and honesty are palpable and….contagious. You’ll be…
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Chef Maria Loi

Maria Loi? A force of nature! She’s a celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, Cookbook Author, Greek Food Ambassador, Author, Social Activist, Philanthropist. Did we whet your appetite? Tune in and meet this amazing, creative, accomplished dynamo!…
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