Our video about the overblown fear of Asian Americans because of the CORONA VIRUS. Asians and Asian Americans are targeted, bullied and attacked, as anti Asian rhetoric sweeps the land as a response to the Corona Virus.
Music video with Rapper Jason Chu addressing serious issues we deal with in the Asian-American community that no one talks about, and our need to be heard. Inspired by Childish Gambino. [TW: Domestic Violence, Depression, Suicide]
2 x Telly-Award winning, gentle, pay-it-forward story about how small actions can have a lasting impact on others.
Assumptions of what family should look like lead to viral implications.
Air-unfair. Our response to United Airlines' security beating and dragging out an Asian passenger, and the CEO's response.
Power lies in casting. What you get when you Whitewash the narrative. A parody of Marvel's dropped series, Iron Fist.
Do we call ourselves Asian? Asian-American? Oriental? AAPI? A social justice time traveler arrives just in time to save a family from using the wrong term!
Pay inequality has no dividends. A tribute to Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, as they voluntarily leave the TV series for unequal pay.
Assuming the worst. An Asian-American man visits his White fiancé's parents and becomes hyper aware of how he might be perceived.
Whitewash wonderland. A parody on White actor Zach McGowan who plays real life World War II hero and Native Hawaiian Benehakaka Kanahele.
Michael Tow is a professional Actor, Director and Producer. He has appeared in Hollywood films like Unfinished Business opposite Dave Franco and Universal's RIPD with Ryan Reynolds & Jeff Bridges. On TV you might have seen him in Netflix's Masters of None, Daredevil , MacGyver and USA's Royal Pains. He will be in the upcoming movie Slenderman with Joey King and an episode of Season 2 of Iron Fist. His selected theater credits include Proof at Central Square Theater, Chinglish at Lyric Stage and Where the Mountain meets the Moon at Wheelock.
Teja Arboleda is the president of Entertaining Diversity, Inc. which focuses on diversity and inclusion programming through entertainment. He is also Senior Producer/Director at IBIS Consulting Group. He has performed over 1,300 shows in 48 states since 1993. Arboleda produces and edits documentaries for PBS and Discovery, and won an EMMY award in 1993 and five Telly Awards (2009, 2013, 2017 and 2018). His PBS documentaries, such as Crossing The Line: Multiracial Comedians, and Model Minority: Do The Math, have stirred considerable discussions on identity, race and culture in the news including The NY Times, LA Times, USA Today and National Public Radio. His Discovery Education series Diversity Elementary has been a big success in many countries. Arboleda has a Masters in Education, and as professor, teaches courses on race and ethnic relations, communications and filmmaking. He is the author and illustrator of books on multiracial and multicultural identity, including In The Shadow of Race, Mixed Feelings and Jeni So Many, and his educational videos can be found on his company’s website, EntertainingDiversity.com. Arboleda has worked extensively with Departments of Education, school systems, legislators, and testified in front of The Senate on issues of mixed-race and multiracial identity.
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