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Kevin Michael Lim

Representing Representations:
A Brief Aesthetic Analysis of Reel Asian Festival Trailers

Mentioned Trailers

“Early festival trailers maintained a comparatively didactic approach to addressing the audience and even conscripting the audience in efforts to 'fight stereotypes' by attending the festival. However, tracing the progression of Reel Asian trailers, it appears the festival gradually lost interest in providing specific and instructional messages about what Reel Asian stands for.”