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L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival aims to showcase diversity
L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival aims to showcase diversity

The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival returns Thursday for a weeklong showcase of cinematic works from across the Asian diaspora. In its 31st year, the fest also will look to diversify the conversation about diversity in Hollywood, according to David Magdael, a film publicist and co-director of the festival. "Everybody in this town right now, they're all talking about diversity, diversity, diversity, but it seems that everyone's talking about diversity in terms of black and white," Magdael said in a recent phone interview. "I think diversity comes in different hues, different genders, different genres, and the thing that we have always done at the...

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