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two new comedies redefine the modern day asian american woman

You know how you’ve seen laugh-out-loud comedies with independent women, braving the world on their own, having their own careers and love lives – à la Broad City and Fleabag – pushing the envelope in every way possible…and yet, the Asian American woman point-of-view is still missing? Ever get frustrated about the lack of representation in those genres? Well, now, here are two NYC-based comedies that challenges almost every stereotype we’ve known to be as an “Asian American woman”.

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new short film paints a picture of a filipino fisherman facing a layered dilemma

For this portion of Filipino American History Month, we’re featuring Fil-Am director Eileen Cabiling and her directorial debut short film making rounds in the Los Angeles and New York City film festivals circuits this month. Here is asienne film reporter, Edrianne Wood with the scoop as she dissects the new short film, BASURERO on a one-on-one Q and A with director Eileen Cabiling.

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chatting with the cast of The Half of It

We’re on lockdown, they’re on lockdown, everyone’s on lockdown. asienne recently chatted with the cast of Netflix’s The Half of It😭 Watch more below to see Leah Lewis (Ellie Chu), Alexxis Lemire (Aster), and Daniel Diemer (Paul) talk lockdown binge-watching, what it’s like working with director Alice Wu, and the film’s message that they hope it conveys to audiences. BONUS: a spotlight on Leah Lewis.

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getting to know your new man-crushes

Hey asienne fam, how’s month two of lockdown going? If you’re someone who’s gone through every selection of everything you could possibly watch across all platforms: YouTube, Prime, Netflix, Hulu and wherever else, then you’ve probs come across Freeform and Hulu’s Motherland: Fort Salem.  And guess what? asienne has not one, but both *gasp* of its newest man-crush worthy stars! Tony Giroux (Adil) and Kai Bradbury (Gerit) answer asienne’s questions on lockdown! uWu

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