If coming-of-age narratives and female AAPI protagonists are your thing, make sure to add “Over the Moon” and “Dash & Lily” to your Netflix watchlist.
Francis, meanwhile, stars as one half of the titular characters in “Dash & Lily,” playing optimistic 17-year-old Lily who spends her holiday break passing a notebook of dares back and forth with the cynical Dash.
They went on to discuss the weight of being role models and how representation has changed since they were young.
The two both rejoiced in knowing that AAPI kids now will grow up having representation as a normal aspect of their lives.
Then, make sure to check out “Over the Moon” and “Dash & Lily,” out now on Netflix!