Hawaii Film Blog

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

More "Geisha" Bashing

This is only marginally related to Hawaii, but here goes: writer originally from Hawaii writes in California paper about Chinese actresses in Japanese roles, or, the San Francisco Bay Guardian's Kimberly Chun reviews (and rips to shreds) "Memoirs of a Geisha." In doing so, Chun also gives readers an inkling of island culture in her intro. (That's how it's related, k?)

Race is the place< [SF Bay Guardian, 12/28/05]

>> Hollywood Studio System is "Inherently Racist"
>> Yunjin Kim Rejected "Geisha" Role
>> Halting American Cultural Imperialism
>> Culture Clash

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