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You Better Represent!

Exploring representation in cinema. Each week we review a minority-led film with members of that under-represented community and debate a cultural topic plucked from the movie’s themes.
Jul 01 2020

Debating Asian Beauty Standards, Reviewing Netflix’s “The Lovebirds” Starring Kumail Nanjiani

You Better Represent!

Debating Asian Beauty Standards, Reviewing Netflix’s “The Lovebirds” Starring Kumail Nanjiani

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Discussing what features are desirable to Asians in women and in men… how is that different from North American standards? Asians use of cosmetic surgery and other procedures is quite prevalent. What are the most popular procedures? What does this say about Asian culture? What procedures do you love the most and/or hate the most? Discuss oppressive beauty practices from Asia’s sordid history and what’s still happening today?

Reviewing Netflix’s “The Lovebirds” starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae.

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