10 Asian Americans who got their big breaks in Asia


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  • Saturday, 05 Sep 2020

(From left) Actors Bruce Lee, Donnie Yen and Maggie Q are known for their beginnings in the Hong Kong film industry. Photos: YouTube

When South Korean film Parasite was named Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, it became the first Asian film to receive this honour.

While it remains to be seen what this ultimately means for Asian community in the film industry, the win clearly signals that Hollywood is finally getting over its enclosed view and is willing to be more inclusive in the story it tells, and the people populating its industry.

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