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Spectrum On Demand Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month With Blockbuster Movies and Poignant Documentaries, Including ‘Minari,’ ‘Parasite,’ ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘To Be Takei’

Spectrum On Demand Offerings Include Cinematic Contributions from New and Legendary Stars, Including Awkwafina, Michelle Yeoh, Constance Wu, Irrfan Khan, Kumail Nanjiani and More

Spectrum is celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by providing TV customers with an On Demand collection of movies highlighting Asian cinema, including “Parasite,” the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards®, “Minari” starring recent Oscar® winner Youn Yuh-jung, and “The Farewell,” with Awkwafina in her breakout role.

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Beginning May 11, movies will be available in the Spectrum On Demand portal under the category “Asian Pacific Month.” The list also features the smash hit film “Crazy Rich Asians,” with Michelle Yeoh and Constance Wu, “The Namesake” starring legendary Indian actor Irrfan Khan, and the dramedy “The Big Sick,” written by and starring comedian Kumail Nanjiani.

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The month-long On Demand portal also includes culturally relevant documentaries on Asian Americans, including “To Be Takei,” about the life of beloved actor and activist George Takei, and “Linsanity,” a look at the meteoric rise of basketball sensation Jeremy Lin. Additional highlights include classic ‘80s movies like “The Karate Kid,” and the 1993 film adaptation of Amy Tan’s novel, “The Joy Luck Club.”

Spectrum TV customers can access the On Demand portal via their Spectrum Guide. More information is available here.

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