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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 silve... read more read more...r 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. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Unrated, 1 hr.

Directed by: Jeff Adachi

Release Date: March 12, 2006

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DVD Release Date: May 1, 2007

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Michael Ordoņa
October 12, 2006
Michael Ordoņa, Los Angeles Times

Entertaining, its concerns are current and it may empower viewers in its target community. Full Review

Dennis Harvey
October 12, 2006
Dennis Harvey, Variety

Provides a serviceable if uninspired companion piece to The Celluloid Closet and other overviews of minority (mis-)representation. Full Review

Phil Hall
September 14, 2007
Phil Hall, Film Threat

Too sloppy to make any genuine impact. Full Review

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