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Slanted Screen: Asian Men in Film & Television
     

The Slanted Screen: Asian Men in Film & Television

Director: Jeff Adachi, Mako, Dustin Nguyen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Cast: Jeff Adachi, Mako, Dustin Nguyen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

 
Filmmaker Jeff Adachi turns his critical lens on Hollywood in order to highlight the dangerous but seldom explored reality of cinematic prejudice. With fifty film clips spanning a century on the silver screen, Adachi chronicles the experiences of Asian men in American cinema. From ethnic stereotypes to the limited roles available to talented Asian actors, this look at

Overview

Filmmaker Jeff Adachi turns his critical lens on Hollywood in order to highlight the dangerous but seldom explored reality of cinematic prejudice. With fifty film clips spanning a century on the silver screen, Adachi chronicles the experiences of Asian men in American cinema. From ethnic stereotypes to the limited roles available to talented Asian actors, this look at a highly visible form of racism reveals just how much damage can be done by the image making machine in Hollywood.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/01/2007
UPC:
0094922672216
Original Release:
2006
Source:
Aamm Productions
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:01:00
Sales rank:
85,056

Special Features

Panel discussion: Influencing the Image-Makers ; Tribute to Mako

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mako Participant
Dustin Nguyen Participant
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Participant
Jason Scott Lee Participant
James Shigeta Participant
Phillip Rhee Participant
Tzi Ma Participant
Will Yun Lee Participant
Bobby Lee Participant
Terence Chang Participant
Heidi Levitt Participant
Gene Cajayon Participant
Eric Byler Participant

Technical Credits
Jeff Adachi Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Michael Becker Score Composer
Curtis Choy Sound/Sound Designer
Ann Kaneko Cinematographer
Jon Oh Sound/Sound Designer
Alex Yeung Editor,Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Slanted Screen
1. A Silent Star [4:44]
2. War Movies [2:37]
3. The Crimson Kimono [4:26]
4. A Dragon Is Born [5:53]
5. Yellowface [3:52]
6. Long Duk Dong [7:50]
7. What Kids Say [2:03]
8. Stereotyping [3:22]
9. Playing Bad Guys [4:11]
10. Inventing Good Guys [5:46]
11. What's Wrong With Being Chinese? [3:37]
12. A New Generation of Filmmakers [5:13]
13. Being the Best [3:32]
14. A Big Deal [1:48]
15. End Credits [1:56]

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