Critics Choice Association to Host First Celebration of Asian Pacific Cinema & Television

For the first time ever, the Critics Choice Association is proudly recognizing and celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islandner presence in entertainment culture.

Today, Sept. 29, the Association announced the honorees for their inaugural Celebration Of Asian Pacific Cinema & Television, highlighting the accomplishments and achievements of the AAPI community in film and media. The awards show will spotlight emerging and established talent in front of and behind the camera, and will also honor a wide variety of acting performances from audience and critical hits such as “Ms. Marvel,” “Turning Red,” “Squid Game,” “The Cleaning Lady,” “Fire Island” and much more.

The recipients will receive their own personalized awards based on their accomplishments over the past year. James Hong will receive the Icon Award for his incredible career, John Cho will receive the Actor Award for Film for his performance as Max Park in “Don’t Make Me Go” and Joel Kim Booster will receive the Breakthrough Actor Award for Film for his performance as Noah in “Fire Island,” to name a few. The event will take place Nov. 4 at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.