Bao Phi On Everything Everywhere All At Once

Wednesday, April 05, 2023

I'm just going to give a little bit of this and then post the link. 

And yes.

You should read the hell out of this.

My own Vietnamese refugee parents were struggling, like many others, to figure out a way to live their lives after their neighborhood was forever changed in the aftermath of the unrest after the murder of George Floyd by a racist white police officer. A few months prior, my gender nonconforming Asian American child had moved over 1,000 miles away from me. Every day, when I could find a quiet moment to myself, I was literally in tears about it. I tell you all of this because I went to this movie, like I had gone to so many movies in decades of being a fan of film, with zero expectations that it would heal me. I was just hoping it would be a decent film, a fun and sorely needed distraction.

Read it in full down at the Nerds Of Color.