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The Slanted Screen full movie is released on Mar 12, 2006. Watch The Slanted Screen online - the English Documentary movie from United States. The Slanted Screen is directed by Jeff Adachi and created by Jeff Adachi with Frank Chin and Daniel Dae Kim.

From silent film star Sessue Hayakawa to Harold and Kumar Go to Whitecastle, the Slanted Screen examines the portrayal of East Asian men in film and television, and how new film-makers are now redefining age-old stereotypes. Includes interviews with actors Mako, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, James Shigeta, Dustin Nguyen, Will Yun Lee, Phillip Rhee, Tzi Ma, comedian Bobby Lee, producer Terence Chang, casting director Heidi Levitt and directors Gene Cajayon and Eric Byler. The film contains over fifty film clips of depictions of East Asian American male characters from Hollywood films spanning almost a century. It asks why and how stereotypical portrayals still persist, and why the roles for East Asian American men are diminishing even as the East Asian American population is increasing.

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The Slanted Screen

Release Date (Streaming):

May 01, 2007


United States



Production Companies:

Asian American Media Mafia

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Michael Ordoña
Los Angeles Times
Entertaining, its concerns are current and it may empower viewers in its target community.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 12, 2006
Dennis Harvey
Provides a serviceable if uninspired companion piece to The Celluloid Closet and other overviews of minority (mis-)representation.
by rottentomatoes, Oct 12, 2006

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