On Thursday, April 22, Women Make Movies and Asian Women United hosted a panel discussion about media representation of Asian and Asian-American women and how independent film can help shift the narrative. With the surge of hate crimes against Asian-American communities and rise in anti-Asian racism in the U.S., this conversation couldn’t have been more timely.
View this important discussion here:
If you would like to request that your school or organization hosts a screening of SLAYING THE DRAGON and SLAYING THE DRAGON: RELOADED, please request a screening here. If your school or public library has access to Kanopy, the films are also streaming on their platform.
If you would like to continue these important conversations, below are some resources to support you in learning more and engaging in thoughtful discussions:
- Read Mother of All Stories from Asian Women United, which brings together writings by published and unpublished authors on influential mothers, grandmothers, and mother figures
- Order Dear Diane: Letters from Our Daughters from Asian Women United
- Order or show films about Asian American women from Women Make Movies