‘Snakehead’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

‘Snakehead’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Multihyphenate Evan Jackson Leong leverages his well-established documentary career for an impressive feature debut with Snakehead, a reality-based narrative film about the personal and collective ramifications of human trafficking. Even as Leong was working on his breakout 2013 pro basketball doc, Linsanity, he was envisioning and planning a leap to a broader canvas that could … Read more

‘Snakehead’: Film Review | TIFF 2021 – todayssnews

‘Snakehead’: Film Review | TIFF 2021 - Tech Kashif

Multihyphenate Evan Jackson Leong leverages his well-established documentary career for an impressive feature debut with Snakehead, a reality-based narrative film about the personal and collective ramifications of human trafficking. Even as Leong was working on his breakout 2013 pro basketball doc, Linsanity, he was envisioning and planning a leap to a broader canvas that could … Read more

Toronto: ‘Snakehead’ Director Talks Asian Representation In Hollywood: “I’m The Underdog” – .

Toronto: ‘Snakehead’ Director Talks Asian Representation In Hollywood: “I’m The Underdog” - Tech Kashif

Asian American director Evan Jackson Leong struggled for over a decade to get his narrative feature debut Snakehead shot and shown this week at the Toronto Film Festival. But Leong, who grew up in San Francisco and graduated from UCLA, isn’t surprised. Even with Crazy Rich Asians and Shang-Chi having been box office juggernauts, he … Read more

Toronto: ‘Snakehead’ Director Talks Asian Representation in Hollywood: “I’m the Underdog”

Toronto: ‘Snakehead’ Director Talks Asian Representation In Hollywood: “I’m The Underdog” - Tech Kashif

Asian American director Evan Jackson Leong struggled for over a decade to get his narrative feature debut Snakehead shot and shown this week at the Toronto Film Festival. But Leong, who grew up in San Francisco and graduated from UCLA, isn’t surprised. Even with Crazy Rich Asians and Shang-Chi having been box office juggernauts, he … Read more