Comcast Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Enhanced Programming

Company to Offer Range of Content on Xfinity On Demand From Diverse Asian Ethnic Backgrounds;

Will Launch New Permanent Collection of Asian Action Films

PHILADELPHIA--()--In recognition of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month this May, Comcast is featuring a selection of Asian American content across Xfinity On Demand platforms, highlighted by a special collection of Asian action films launching on May 15. Through a partnership with Well Go Entertainment and Tribeca Films, this new collection of action films will become a permanent fixture on Xfinity On Demand and will include renowned films such as: White Haired Witch, Shaolin, The Man From Nowhere, On The Job, Wrath of Vajra and The Suspect.

Additionally, Comcast will celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month by offering a range of films for customers on Xfinity On Demand platforms featuring diverse stories from a variety of Asian ethnic backgrounds, including: films from the Center for Asian American Media; short films produced by Visual Communication’s acclaimed emerging filmmaker production program, “Armed With A Camera;” a collection of popular titles from the EROS Now network, (including Action Jackson and English Vinglish); and a host of other award-winning documentaries and classic Asian American films.

"This year’s celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month provides an exciting and diverse lineup of content – from action-packed thrillers to esteemed documentaries,” said Javier Garcia, VP and GM of Multicultural Services, Comcast Cable. "Comcast is excited to bring a rich collection of Asian American programming to our customers and showcase the works of this dynamic community.”

Select programming will be featured on Xfinity’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month website (xfinity.com/asia) and all programming will be available under the “Multicultural” section of Xfinity On Demand, under APA Heritage Month. Select content will also available on mobile devices via the Xfinity TV Go website and app.

Featured programming includes: Farah Goes Bang, Jeepney, Harana, This Is My Home Now (short film), What Remains (short film), Sukiyaki With Love (short film), To Light, Mother and Child, Basketball My Love, My Name is Asiroh, Comfort Girls, To Sit With Her, Resignation, Ken Miura: Unheard Of, Year of the Yao, To Be Takei, Manny, White Light Black Rain, The Namesake, Saving Face, Circumstance and Better Luck Tomorrow.

Learn more at xfinity.com/Asia.

About Comcast Cable:

Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

Contacts

Comcast Corporation
Jocelyn Jones, 215-286-7554
Jocelyn_jones@comcast.com

Contacts

Comcast Corporation
Jocelyn Jones, 215-286-7554
Jocelyn_jones@comcast.com