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Trailer: Monkey King 3 – Kingdom of Women set for February 16, 2018 release

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The latest member of Cheang Pou-soi's Monkey King film series will hit Chinese theaters early 2018.

Trailer: Feng Xiaogang’s latest movie “Youth” premieres Sep 30, 2017

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Famed Chinese director Feng Xiaogang is back with a coming-of-age People's Liberation Army romance flick (yes, that's a thing).

Singaporean film “1400” to have UK theatrical screening on August 27, 2017

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1400, an award-winning Singaporean romance movie, is set to have its UK theatrical premiere at London's renowned Picturehouse Central.

HBO announces second annual APA Visionaries short film competition for 2017-2018

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This iteration's deadline for competition entries is November 1, 2017.

Trailer: PLA propaganda movie “The Founding of an Army” premieres on August 1, 2017

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The third installment of the "Founding of New China" series will release on the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army.

Trailer: “Wukong” hits Chinese theaters on July 13

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Yet another "Journey to the West" adaptation, starring Eddie Peng as titular Monkey King Sun Wukong, hits Chinese theaters.

“Fatal Countdown: Reset” premieres June 30, 2017

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"Fatal Countdown: Reset" (逆时营救) is Chinese time travel suspense movie starring Yang Mi and Wallace Huo.

Trailer: “Out of Control”, starring T.O.P. and Cecilia Cheung, premiere delayed to 2018

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Out of Control (失控·幽灵飞车) is an upcoming thriller starring Big Bang's T.O.P. and Cecilia Cheung.

“One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes 2” set for August 18 release

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This Chinese animated fantasy comedy is a sequel of 2014's "One Hundred Thousand Bad Jokes", which was inspired by a popular webcomic.

Explore Asian Pacific American social issues with these three short films on HBO

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As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month winds down, don't forget to check out these three insightful Asian Pacific American short films.