The Claudia Kishi Club (2020)
Genre: Documentary, Short
Director: Sue Ding
Countries: United States

For many Asian American women (and other women of color), Claudia Kishi was the first time they saw themselves in popular media. A main character in the best-selling Baby-Sitters Club books, she was one of the only Asian Americans in 80s-90s popular culture. Not only was Claudia a rare Asian American protagonist, but she also defied stereotypical portrayals of Asian characters: she was creative, popular, and (gasp!) bad at school. For readers who craved seeing themselves in the media they consumed-not as exotic others or token sidekicks, but as fully realized human beings-Claudia was a revelation.

Also Known As: Un club pour Claudia Kishi, Il club di Claudia Kishi, The Claudia Kishi Club, El club de Claudia Kishi, Geração Claudia Kishi, Der Claudia-Kishi-Club, クラウディア・キシ倶楽部

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