The Hong Kong film industry has changed. In its golden age, the region was synonymous with diverse, unique filmmaking and marked the rise of numerous auteurs. But how does Hong Kong film look today after years of shifting markets, competition, ...

By nature, sports fans are passionate, and are either obsessively thrilled about something or, more often, enraged by something else—an incompetent coach, an unfair call, even destructive owners. This summer, many soccer fans were on the latter end of the ...

Soft, fluffy, cuddly, cute, rare and bear-like. When people think of giant pandas from China, these are often the adjectives that come to mind. As symbols of friendship and peace, the lovable pandas are ambassadors that connect China with people ...

As an American, my initial perception of Dutch culture was often about waffle-filled diets, incessant bike use and an “I just say it how it is” nature. However, since starting my study abroad experience at the University of Maastricht, I ...

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of firsts globally, with quarantining and having a lack of social interaction being a new experience for many. Despite this, countless individuals lived this life for years, dubbed “hikikomori.” Originally thought as a ...

In a TikTiok video with over half a million views, influencer and self-declared “holistic chef” Shayna Therese Taylor writes, “When your dairy and gluten intolerance doesn’t act up in Italy…even when you’re eating pizza, pasta and dairy regularly.” The video ...

A “normal” American family may seem like the least likely framework for discussions about the politics of potential nuclear war.  The narrative choice of such a family, however, is clear once audiences are made aware that this “family” is merely ...

English speakers hold an overwhelming and overlooked advantage when it comes to media access. In North America, over 81% of films feature English as one of their main languages, and internationally, English films dominate global box office sales. The second ...

Ed Kashi is an award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker, committed to documenting the social and political matters of his time. As a member of the VII Photo Agency, he has been published worldwide, working with organizations like The National Geographic Society ...

Mango sticky rice, a Thai dish consisting of glutinous rice soaked in coconut milk with slices of mango on top, became viral online earlier this year thanks to Thailand born rapper Danupa “Milli” Kanateerakul.  Milli became the first Thai rapper ...