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That Asian Thing (2008) Online
Original Title :
That Asian Thing
Genre :
Movie / Documentary / History / Music
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Directror :
Jonald Reyes
Cast :
Tatsu Aoki,Rob Biesenbach,Melissa Canciller
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1h 28min
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That Asian Thing (2008) Online

"That Asian Thing" is a guerrilla style, independent documentary that probes the question: Why is there a low impact of Asian-America in mainstream American culture? The director learns about the growing Asian-American community based in Chicago, IL. His excursions start from the first impression inherited by Asians who migrated to achieve the infamous "American Dream." Through assimilation, these Asians strived to succeed in what America has labeled as prominent occupations - the doctors and the engineers. However, society has now reached the fiery and feisty second wave of this race. These Asian-Americans have found their passion in the arts and "That Asian Thing" is their exhibition. "We have our own skills. We got our own style," as told by Jonathan Shauf of the R&B, hip hop group, Inspired By U (I.B.U.). They, as well as artists like Stephen Munoz, the Pacifics, and Cynthia Lin, display mind-blowing performances on stage to prove that there should be more recognized ...
Credited cast:
Tatsu Aoki Tatsu Aoki - Himself
Rob Biesenbach Rob Biesenbach - Himself
Melissa Canciller Melissa Canciller - Herself
Paul Carey Paul Carey - Himself
Jeff Chan Jeff Chan - Himself
Kirsten Chan Kirsten Chan - Herself
Mark Chang Mark Chang - Himself
Tommy Chanthasene Tommy Chanthasene - Himself
Jenny Guzon-Bae Jenny Guzon-Bae - Herself
Toby Insixiengmay Toby Insixiengmay - Himself
Luke Jang Luke Jang - Himself
Laura Kina Laura Kina - Herself
Julia Kwan Julia Kwan - Herself
Andrew Lee Andrew Lee - Himself
Georgia Lee Georgia Lee - Herself