One must understand how different it feels to watch this film in the cultural context of Singapore, where issues of socio-economic and racial inequality are finally gaining traction in wider public consciousness. I’ve spent the last two weeks trying to locate myself in a cross-boundary conversation about Jon M. Chu’s summer blockbuster, Crazy Rich Asians, based on Kevin Kwan’s eponymous... Continue Reading
Annette Wu graduated from Yale-NUS College in Singapore as a major in anthropology in 2017. She continues to work at the liberal arts college, creating experiential learning programs and advising students on international and professional opportunities. She loves watching film, thinking about the concept of "culture" and deepening her awareness of gender studies.