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Remembering the Importance of Films that Tell Immigrant Stories

Asians are given very little screen time, and when they are given roles, many fall into stereotypes—we’ve all seen the tech nerd or introverted awkward character played by an Asian. Almost six percent of America’s population is Asian, yet as a minority, many still experience “perpetual foreigner syndrome,” which is when minority group citizens are perceived as foreigners.… read more.


Asian Pop-up Cinema founder talks male-dominated cultural norms

Chicago’s Asian Pop-Up Cinema Season 8 Program announced its 16 films for its festival, scheduled for March 12 to April 24. The semi-annual festival will showcase 23 filmmakers (four are women) and will run at the AMC River East in Chicago.

The four films directed by women include:

Ten Years (Akiyo Fujimura): Five directors share their vision of a nearly futuristic more.