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Author: Hunt HoeDavid SobelmanGermaine Ying Gee WongLong ChengNational Film Board of Canada.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Director Hunt Hoe is seeeking true-to-life role models in an effort to figure out what it really means to be an Asian man living in the West today. ... Through interviews with Jackie Chan and other modern Asian men, this thought-provoking program examines the way identities are shaped by the media, history, and cultural legacy, and considers to what extent reductive stereotypes, such as the Yellow Peril and the  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hunt Hoe; David Sobelman; Germaine Ying Gee Wong; Long Cheng; National Film Board of Canada.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
ISBN: 0736533230 9780736533232
OCLC Number: 46788355
Notes: Originally produced in 2000.
Credits: Music, Janet Lumb, Dino Giancola, Liu Fang, Cheryl Sim, Ming Lee, Hunt Hoe.
Performer(s): Narrator, Hunt Hoe.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, Dolby surround.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada ; director, Hunt Hoe ; writers, Hunt Hoe and David Sobelman ; producer, Germaine Ying Gee Wong.

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"Director Hunt Hoe is seeeking true-to-life role models in an effort to figure out what it really means to be an Asian man living in the West today. ... Through interviews with Jackie Chan and other modern Asian men, this thought-provoking program examines the way identities are shaped by the media, history, and cultural legacy, and considers to what extent reductive stereotypes, such as the Yellow Peril and the martial arts master, distort reality."--Container.

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