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Film Showing: Slaying the Dragon at Yakima Valley College

3/12/2020

Location: Yakima

S 16th Ave and Nob Hill Blvd, Yakima, WA 98902

YVC's Diversity Series, A Keepin' it Reel Film Festival presents Slaying the Dragon- Media Stereotypes of Asian & Asian American Women

A comprehensive look at media stereotypes of Asian and Asian American women since the silent era. From the racist use of white actors to portray Asians in early Hollywood films, through the success of Anna May Wong's sinister dragon lady, to Suzie Wong and the '50s geisha girls, to the Asian-American anchorwoman of today, this fascinating videotape shows how stereotypes of exoticism and docility have affected the perception of Asian-American women.

Show starts at 11:30 am in the HUB. For more information: vlopez@yvcc.edu.

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YVC's Diversity Series, A Keepin' it Reel Film Festival presents Slaying the Dragon- Media Stereotypes of Asian & Asian American Women

A comprehensive look at media stereotypes of Asian and Asian American women since the silent era. From the racist use of white actors to portray Asians in early Hollywood films, through the success of Anna May Wong's sinister dragon lady, to Suzie Wong and the '50s geisha girls, to the Asian-American anchorwoman of today, this fascinating videotape shows how stereotypes of exoticism and docility have affected the perception of Asian-American women.

Show starts at 11:30 am in the HUB. For more information: vlopez@yvcc.edu.

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