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AAPI Heritage Month


Every May, the world pays tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have provided invaluable contributions to a wide variety of scientific, artistic, and cultural disciplines. Digital Trends shines a spotlight on the community’s impact on the world of technology and entertainment, highlighting individual and collective achievements in the worlds of computing, mobile, gaming, films and television, smart home, and cars. From feature profiles on groundbreaking innovators to interviews with the latest trendsetters, Digital Trend’s celebration informs and illuminates past, present, and future accomplishments of the AAPI community.

Ben Fong-Torres sits at a disc jockey station in Like a Rolling Stone.

Like A Rolling Stone’s director on Ben Fong-Torres’ legacy

In an interview with Digital Trends, director Suzanne Joe Kai talks about her new documentary, Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres.
Yakuza Judgment still.

Yakuza’s selective English dubbing reminds me of going home

The way the English dubs in Yakuza: Like a Dragon and Judgment are handled reminded me of my experience going back home to China.
Simu Liu as Shang-Chi in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

The 10 best AAPI MCU characters

Marvel doesn't have the most diverse track record, but these are the best AAPI MCU characters thus far.
A Nintendo Switch with the game Anodyne 2: Return to Dust playing.

Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with these stellar games

For AAPI Heritage month, here are six excellent indies by Asian American creators, from Spelunky to Rakuen.
Try Harder! Director Debbie Lum.

Try Harder! director on Asian American identity and race

Digital Trends talks with Debbie Lum, director of the documentary Try Harder!, on identity and race in the Asian American community.
Try Harder! film graphic with an AAPI Heritage Month badge overlay.

Try Harder! review: The agony & ecstasy of applying to college

Debbie Lum's absorbing new documentary Try Harder! looks at the exciting and grueling process of applying to college.