@ Cornell Cinema
Tuesday – Oct. 25th
7 – 10 PM
***Doors open at 6:40pm***
Asian Pacific Americans for Action is pleased to screen Bad Rap Film, an independent documentary following the careers of four Asian American rappers struggling to find success in a hip hop community that refuses to see Asian-ness as cool. Premiering at the TriBeCa Film Festival this year, Bad Rap is a compelling mix of live performance footage and personal interviews which tackles issues such as the model minority myth, definitions of “masculinity” (and how Asian men are perceived by those gender norms), and the fetishization of Asian women.

Join us after for a moderated Q&A with Bad Rap Film director Salima Koroma and producer Jaeki Cho, providing a unique opportunity to talk about why Asians aren’t seen as cool and what constitutes appropriation, especially when it’s other people of color appropriating.

Please contact Nuha and Emily with any questions or concerns.

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