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Movies – Blasian

Movies on Asian Black Relationships and Blasian Heritage



Catfish in Black Bean Sauce
– Catfish in Black Bean Sauce” is a coming-of-age story about a young Asian American man adopted by an African American family.


East Broadway
– Two characters, a asian man and a black woman, find themselves in three different locations in Chinatown. The two characters go about their lives separately but we see them in the same public spaces shared with the familiar noises, people, disturbances, and celebrations of east Chinatown.


Face
– The new film by Bertha Bay-Sa Pan explores multigenerational relationships between Asian women and non-asian men including black men.


Fakin’ Da Funk
– Adopted into an African-American family, Julian, a young man of Chinese heritage moves with this family to South Central Los Angeles in search of a better life. Julian soon finds that the community believes he is pretending to be black because of how he looks rather that who he is.


Films about Racially Mixed People and Relationships
– Page lists some documentaries and films about relationships (multicultural). The documentaries are pretty short (from 15 min to 79 min) while some of the films range from major motion pictures (jungle fever and othello) to independents.


My Babby’s Daddy
– This comedy tells the story of three young men
(Griffin, Anderson, Imperioli) forced to take responsibility for their children
when their girlfriends (Ling, Parker, Bacalso) all get pregnant at about the
same time. Anthony Anderson (African American) is paired with Bai Ling (Asian) .


One Night Stand
– Los-Angeles commercials director Max (Wesley Snipes) cheats on wife Mimi ( Ming-Na Wen) who he is has a son and daughter with.


Robot Stories “Clay”
– In John Lee’s ( asian man) world, technology allows people to scan their memories – and thus their consciousness – into computers. His doctor, his son (blasian son), and his digitized wife Helen (Black women) all tell him the same thing – it’s time to get scanned. But John resists, fighting for the right to struggle and die.


Romeo Must Die
-Starring songstres Aaliyah and Actor Jet li is a tale much like romeo and juliet , with the young stars stuck in the middle of a scary battle between the Black and Chinese part of town.


Rumble in the Bronx
– Jackie Chan’s uncle is engaged to a African American woman.


Rush Hour 2
– Don Cheadle (black) operates a chinese soul food resturant with his wife (asian), Audrey Quock.


The Fighting Temptations
– shows a short scene in which Cuba Gooding, Jr. speaks briefly to black woman who has a child and is apparently married to an Asian man.


Watermelon Sushi
– Although our Japanese mother and African American father were two different colors my sister and I scarcely gave thought to our biracial heritage.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Maria permalink
    February 5, 2011 7:53 pm

    You forgot one. Am/BW married with a child in Robot Stories:

    http://www.robotstories.net/

  2. Maria permalink
    February 5, 2011 7:54 pm

    I FORGOT! Akira’s Hip Hop shop! Another AM/BW movie:

    http://www.popcultureshock.com/akiras/

  3. wades permalink
    July 2, 2011 11:00 pm

    Cinderella with brandy is another AM/BW

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