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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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alain uy is having A Moment

In our continuing coverage of Filipino-American History Month, is this FAHM Spotlight featuring Filipino-American actor Alain Uy who you can currently catch as Yen in hulu’s Helstrom. Here we talk about his new film, THE PAPER TIGERS, his thoughts on Filipino representation and the specificity of South East Asian representation right now – oh and even, his prediction of… the NBA Finals win? Check it out below.

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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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