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    LOHF Celebrates the Lunar New Year

    This February 12th marks the Lunar New Year for 2021! Happy New Year! The Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar, which instead of following the calendar year is regulated by the cycles of the moon and the sun. In East Asian countries, the date usually falls in late January or early February. Some parts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East also celebrate a Lunar New Year (though the timing might be a bit different). We thought we’d celebrate the LOHF way, by sharing some excellent book and movie recommendations to highlight Asian and Asian American women in horror. We do earn…

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    Celebration of Fantastic Fest 2020

    Although 2020 has been a complete mess, a few good things have come out of it, and one of those good things is film festivals moving online. This year was supposed to be my first in-person film festival (Houston Horror Film Fest), but instead ended up attending my first online film festival – Celebration of Fantastic Fest, which is usually Fantastic Fest held in Austin. The event was free, and there were a lot of good movie offerings. I’m going to let you know about the three movies I watched that were directed by women so you can keep an eye out on these when they hopefully come to VOD…