• Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded (2011)

    Slaying the Dragon reloadedDuration: 30 minutes
    Directed by: Elaine H. Kim

    Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded is a 30-minute sequel to Slaying the Dragon. Reloaded looks at the past 25 years of representation of Asian and Asian American women in U.S. visual media — from blockbuster films and network television to Asian American cinema and YouTube — to explore what’s changed, what’s been recycled, and what we can hope for in the future.

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    Review quotes for Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded:

    “This compelling film is an invaluable resource for the classroom and beyond.”
    - Jodi Kim, Professor Ethnic Studies, University of California at Riverside

    “Timely, provocative and entertaining.”
    - Jessica Tarahata Hagedorm, Novelist, Poet, and Playwright

    “Lively, insightful, and devastatingly convincing”
    - John Diaz, San Francisco Chronicle

    “With meticulous research and analytic smarts, the film’s tribute to new Asian American filmmakers shoots Reloaded far into a hopeful future.”
    - Renee Tajima-Pena, Filmmaker

    “A film that everyone needs to watch to understand the significance of Asian Americans in popular culture and their relationship to American history and society.”
    - Jennifer Ho, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina, 2011    AAAS Conference co-chair

    Film Screenings
    Premiered at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
    Wednesday, 3/16/11, Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, San Francisco, 7:15 PM
    Sunday, 3/13/11, Pacific Film Archive Theatre, Berkeley, 3:30 PM
    Saturday, 3/12/11, Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, San Francisco, 12:45 PM

    Additional Resources

    Slaying the Dragon Study Guide

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