For Just One Guy, She Must Be Pretty And Asian

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 speaks about host Michel Martin to her film.

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We intend to simply simply simply take a huge u-turn now and possess the thing I’m likely to phone some grown people’ discussion about one thing that i’m yes, if you live in a few elements of the united states or ever take a look at dating web sites, you should have observed.

Have actually you ever pointed out that some males appear to have a plain thing for Asian ladies? We are clearly speaking about non-Asian guys right here. Chinese-American filmmaker Debbie Lum did, partly because she by herself happens to be the thing – one might also state the mark – with this fascination. So she chose to make an effort to discover what it really is exactly about.

She interviewed males whom posted online personal advertisements solely looking for Asian ladies. This is certainly just an example of just just what she found.

(SOUNDBITE OF MOVIE, “SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE”)

UNIDENTIFIED MAN number 1: It is their locks. It is the long, black colored locks that is really attractive.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: oahu is the entire kind that is mysterious of, dark eyes.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN # 3: i believe they offer more consideration to the way the man feels than, often, on their own.

UNIDENTIFIED guy number 4: Yeah. These are typically style of slight and sorts of quiet.

STEVEN: This thing that is little within the attention.

DEBBIE LUM: this is the way we came across Steven.

STEVEN: simply, you understand, the eyelid cut – it is simply like – knocks me down.

MARTIN: sooner or later, Debbie Lum settled using one guy to check out. You simply heard him. Their title is Steven and she observed him while he sought after and found a Chinese friend and brought her to reside with him in the usa for a three thirty days fiance visa. Read the rest of this entry