Yellow face montage from “Slaying the Dragon”

There were plenty of actual Asian actors available but non-asian actors were used to portray them instead, the real Asians were used as back fill they weren’t allowed to be in the lead role, this is known as yellow face, (when it was first done to African Americans it was called black face, those portrayals…

Clip from “Slaying the Dragon Reloaded” c2011

The clip is from the introduction of “Slaying the Dragon Reloaded”. I highly recommend both “Slaying the Dragon” and “Slaying the Dragon Reloaded”. I streamed this through Kanopy a free app through my Amazon firestick. You need a library account to access Kanopy. It’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the US.

Poem: Yellow Face Rant

(I’ll preface to say this poem is an angry rant against racists not against “white people”. I also advocate for the rights of transsexuals, they are not my target). Cloud Atlas in Yellow Face Shame on the directors The Wachowskis Who used to be brothers Why are you both so racist? You’ve ruined the original…