Doormen Who Stood By After Brutal Attack on Asian Woman Are Fired
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Mason's email said. He did not identify the employees by name, and a spokeswoman did not specify the protocols that staff members had not followed. The attack last Monday on the woman, Vilma Kari, 65, video of which quickly went viral, was one of a wave of assaults over the past year that have caused mounting fear and anxiety among Asian-Americans in New York and across the country. The first video of the attack on Ms. Kari was 25 seconds long, and ended with the building staff members appearing to stand by passively while she was lying on the ground injured, with one of them moving only to close the door.
A Vision of Asian-American Cinema That Questions the Very Premise
To enjoy our content, please include The Japan Times on your ad-blocker's list of approved sites. The film follows Tanjiro, a teenager living in Japan during the Taisho era , who becomes a demon hunter after his family is killed by the creatures thirsty for human blood. The manga, or graphic novel series, was already adapted into a television show, the first episodes of which came out in
By Brandon Yu. Photographs by Justin J Wee. That gem became an unlikely hit that broke through to the mainstream — only to be followed by a decades-long drought of similarly successful indies told with any sense of an Asian-American perspective. The last few years have heralded a rush of bracing works helmed by a new generation of so-called Asian-American auteurs. The notion of Asian-American cinema, in short, has always been a bit of a flimsy concept.