BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4411@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20131016T000000Z DTEND:20131016T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>FREE</strong> &nbsp\;- Pre-registration required\n <a h ref="https://adlmediapanel.eventbrite.com/">Click here to register</a> &nb sp\;\n\nDespite breakthroughs in casting and writing for characters and ac tors of color\, biased images and portrayals still exist that perpetuate n egative stereotypes. A panel of leading actors and critics examine the ima ges of Asians in film and on TV. Q&amp\;A to follow.&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Pan elist Biographies: &nbsp\;</strong> &nbsp\;\n\n<strong>David Ono</strong > &nbsp\;Emmy award winning journalist\, Ono is co-anchor of&nbsp\;<em>ABC 7 Eyewitness News</em> &nbsp\;at 4pm and 6pm. Ono has built a reputation a s one of the leading Asian American males in the industry.\n\n<strong>Parv esh Cheena</strong> &nbsp\;A musical theater graduate from the Chicago Sch ool of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University\, Cheena is best known for playing Gupta on NBC's sitcom&nbsp\;<em>Outsourced</em> . He is a veteran of TV and film and can also be found doing improv around LA. &nbsp\;\n\n<s trong>Gina Nahai</strong> &nbsp\;Best-selling author and a professor of Cr eative Writing at the University of Southern California\, Nahai&rsquo\;s n ovel&nbsp\;<em>Caspian Rain</em> &nbsp\;was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize \, and her works have been translated into 18 languages.&nbsp\;\n\n<strong >Koji Steven Sakai</strong> &nbsp\;American screenwriter and producer Saka i&rsquo\;s latest film&nbsp\;<em>Chink</em> &nbsp\;is the first Asian Amer ican serial killer film\, and made its debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Sakai is the Manager of Programs for the Japanese American National Museum.\n\n<em><strong>Sponsored by Julie Tseng. </stron g> </em> &nbsp\;\n\n<em>Presented in collaboration with the Asian Jewish I nitiative of the Anti-Defamation League.</em>\n\nThe&nbsp\;<strong>Asian J ewish Initiative</strong> &nbsp\;was founded by ADL in December 2006 as a partnership with Asian Americans Advancing Justice &ndash\; Los Angeles\, Japanese American National Museum\, Korean American Coalition\, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics\, and Search to Involve Pilipino Americans t o advance alliances and partnerships between Asian and Jewish communities through constructive dialogue\, exploration of common ground\, joint commu nity projects\, and coalition building.\n\nThe&nbsp\;<strong>Anti-Defamati on League</strong> \, founded in 1913\, is one of the nation&rsquo\;s prem ier human relations and civil rights organizations\, fighting anti-Semitis m and bigotry of all kinds. ADL celebrates its Centennial in 2013 with the theme&nbsp\;<em>Imagine a World Without Hate&trade\;</em> .&nbsp\;\n\n<a href="http://www.janm.org/events/#16" target="_blank">http://www.janm.org/ events/#16</a> SUMMARY:Asian Americans in the Media URL:/en/events/2013/10/16/asian-americans-in-the-media/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR