Book Launch — THE GOLDEN SCREEN: The Movies that Made Asian America

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Film & Other Media

Nov 20232
6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


$5 General, FREE for members

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Join New York Times bestselling author, Jeff Yang , and other special guests for the launch of Yang’s newest book, The Golden Screen: The Movies that Made Asian America . The past decade has been a groundbreaking era for Asian-centric storytelling in Hollywood films. The Golden Screen celebrates and examines the history of Asian Americans on the big screen, exploring how iconic films have shaped Hollywood, representation, and American culture.

The Golden Screen  will be available for purchase at the JANM Store .

About the book:

Since 2018, the success of Crazy Rich Asians ignited new fires in Hollywood to create Asian-centric stories and usher in a new era of filmmaking. But many films, like  he Joy Luck Club in 1993, paved the way for Asian American–led films before Crazy Rich Asians and to today. The Golden Screen takes an in-depth look at those films and reaffirms the importance of the Asian American film canon in an increasingly diverse Hollywood. The book includes commentary from Simu Liu, Lulu Wang, Daniel Dae Kim, Janet Yang, Ronny Chieng, Alice Wu, and Ken Jeong; original artwork from Toma Nguyen, barbarian flower, Jun Cen, Cryssy Cheung, Cliff Chiang, Yu-Ming Huang, JiYeun Kang, Ashraf Omar, and Zi Xu; and features over 100 photographs.

 

JANM . Atualizado em Out 31, 2023 1:22 p.m.


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