“I felt like I couldn’t completely lambast ‘Mulan’ because I personally felt solidarity with the Asian American actors,” Yuen continues.
But at what cost?”This scarcity mentality is particularly acute for Asian American actors, who find roles few and far between.
“China’s nationalist pride is very different from the Asian American pride, which is one of overcoming racism and inequality.
Some say Asian American creators should be prepared to meet the challenge by broadening their outlook.
This is not the problem and burden any of us as Asian Americans asked for, but this is on us, unfortunately.