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Aug 24, 2018

As we look forward past #AsianAugust, let's take a moment to take a look back. We invite David Magdael, film publicist and community advocate, to the KollabCast to chat about what #AsianAugust means to him and to reflect about the early days of the movement, when he worked on a little film called Better Luck Tomorrow. David shares his story of the night the legendary Roger Ebert stood up to defend Better Luck Tomorrow and Asian representation, and how David and his team helped make it into a viral moment.

Intro & outro music for this episode is “Set Free” from Singer Songwriter & Kollab Alum Travis Atreo

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