Lonesome Tonight

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    The objective of the research is to look at the underrepresentation of British East Asians in cinema and TV and create a dialogue on the representation of British East Asian on British screen and television.
    •Do screen representations of British Chinese identities function as cultural sites for the articulation of specific meanings, relations, histories and struggles?
    •To what extent is the British East Asian experience constrained by western stereotypical discourse?
    •To what extent are those perceptions negative?
    •To what extent is that performance constrained by western stereotypical perceptions of the Oriental?
    •Can these perceptions be challenged and countered by independent productions by British East Asian artist’s and actors?
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCity, University of London BEAST! British East Asians on Screen and Television (July, 2019),
    PublisherBanana Skin
    Media of outputOnline
    Size8 min
    Publication statusPublished - 8 Jul 2019


    • British East Asians
    • BAME
    • Film


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