Asian American - Eyz'd: An Immigrant Comedy Special
Crouching Comic (Precedes Asian American Eyz'd: An Immigrant Comedy Special)
Directed by Alberta Poon
Narrative | 11 mins | USA | English
A surreal act unfolds as an Asian-American comedian battles her insecurities manifesting across her apartment before an open mic.
Alberta Poon is a Chinese-American director and screenwriter who escaped her oppressive hometown in Mormon Utah to chase her dreams in Portland, Oregon. Reflected in her work is a strong sense of humor which evolved as a defense mechanism growing up as a non-mormon person of color in a town wary of outsiders.