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The Slanted Screen

Center for Asian American Media
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From silent film star Sessue Hayakawa to Harold & Kumar Go to Whitecastle, THE SLANTED SCREEN explores the portrayals of Asian men in American cinema, chronicling the experiences of actors who have had to struggle against ethnic stereotyping and limiting roles. The film presents a critical examination of Hollywood's image-making machine, through a fascinating parade of 50 film Filmclips spanning a century.. Winner of the Best Short Documentary award at the NY International Independent Film & Video film festival, THE SLANTED SCREEN envisions a new, exciting future in the entertainment industry, where the diversity of our culture and society is fully recognized and represented.. "Highest recommendation … The Slanted Screen hits all its marks." —SF Chronicle. "The Slanted Screen brings into focus the most dangerous aspect of prejudice." —The Evening Class Review

The Slanted Screen

Center for Asian American Media, 2006.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

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

Originally produced by Center for Asian American Media in 2006.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

Center for Asian American Media (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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