By Kristal Sotamayor The one-child policy was introduced to China in 1979, written into the national constitution in 1982, and subsequently ended in 2015. Over the 36 years of the policy, entire generations have been marked by the effects of the state’s control on women’s reproductive rights. The films One Child Nation and Leftover Women both …
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Steven — who pursued a relationship involving nine months of online dating, a move across continents, jealousy, and ongoing apartment cleaning — shares his reaction to seeing himself on the silver screen, his perspective on the problematic term “yellow fever,” and his advice on keeping a marriage strong.
We recently spoke with filmmaker Lum about racial stereotypes, the difficulty of remaining “a fly on the wall,” hilarious film outtakes, and her hopes for dissecting the cultural phenomenon of “yellow fever.”