A perfect woman had to be pretty, submissive — and Asian for a California man named Steven. A 30-year-old woman from China, on a fiancee visa in the documentary Seeking Asian Female, filmmaker Debbie Lum followed Steven as he sought out, found, and brought over Sandy. Then truth hit. Lum talks about host Michel Martin to her film.
MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:
We will take a large u-turn now and possess the things I’m likely to phone some grown people’ discussion about one thing if you live in some parts of the country or ever check out dating websites, you will have observed that I am sure.
Have actually you ever pointed out that some males appear to have thing for Asian ladies? We are clearly dealing with non-Asian males here. Chinese-American filmmaker Debbie Lum did, partly because she by by by herself is the thing – one might also say the goal – for this fascination. So she chose to make an effort to discover what it is exactly about.
She interviewed guys whom posted online individual adverts solely looking for women that are asian. This is certainly simply an example of just what she discovered.
(SOUNDBITE OF MOVIE, “SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE”)
UNIDENTIFIED MAN no. 1: It really is their locks. It is the long, black locks which is really eye-catching.
UNIDENTIFIED MAN # 2: oahu is the whole kind that is mysterious of, dark eyes.
UNIDENTIFIED MAN # 3: i believe they provide more consideration to how a man seems than, often, by themselves.
UNIDENTIFIED guy #4: Yeah. They have been type of slight and variety of quiet.
STEVEN: This small thing appropriate within the attention.
DEBBIE LUM: this is the way we came across Steven.
STEVEN: simply, you realize, the eyelid cut – it’s just like – knocks me out.
MARTIN: fundamentally, Debbie Lum settled on a single guy to adhere to. You merely heard him. Continue reading “For Just One Man, She Must Be Pretty And Asian”