Breaking Hollywood’s “Bamboo Ceiling”

“Where are Asians in the entertainment industry?” This question was asked decades ago and is still asked today. When you watch films and TV, it’s hard to miss the lack of Asian-American diversity. But it’s really no shock that — like all racial minorities and women — Asian-Americans are underrepresented in Hollywood. And whether they are on big or small screens, they are often portrayed as stereotyped or secondary characters. Why is this the case? How can the trend be reversed? How can new media platforms such as YouTube help to close the gap? What is the future of Asians in this industry? The facts, and the actors, speak for themselves.

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