The Slanted Screen (2006)

The Slanted Screen





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Filmmaker Jeff Adachi turns his critical lens on Hollywood in order to highlight the dangerous but seldom explored reality of cinematic prejudice. With fifty film clips spanning a century on the silver screen, Adachi chronicles the experiences of Asian men in American cinema. From ethnic stereotypes to the limited roles available to talented Asian actors, this look at a highly visible form of racism reveals just how much damage can be done by the image making machine in Hollywood.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Television, Special Interest
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Written By: Jeff Adachi
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On DVD: May 1, 2007
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

Entertaining, its concerns are current and it may empower viewers in its target community.

Full Review… | October 12, 2006
Los Angeles Times
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Provides a serviceable if uninspired companion piece to The Celluloid Closet and other overviews of minority (mis-)representation.

Full Review… | October 12, 2006
Top Critic

Too sloppy to make any genuine impact.

Full Review… | September 14, 2007
Film Threat

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