http://www.baaff.org/comedyspecial.html Online event
Boston, MA 02110
Festivals & Fairs, Film, Performing Arts, University, Virtual & Streaming
Asian American - Eyz'd: An Immigrant Comedy Special (preceded by Crouching Comic)
Directed by Felipe Figueroa
80 Minutes | 13+ (Mature Content/Self-Harm)
Thu, Oct 21 @ 9:15 pm – Sun, Oct 24 @ 10:00 pm
Viewing of this video is available only to those in New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT).
Set in pre-pandemic Los Angeles 2020, three Asian American immigrants comics come together for a one – night comedy special. Ana Tuazon Parsons (Adam Ruins Everything, Dexter) Nicky Endres (The Dropout, One Day at a Time), and Aidan Park (Tosh.0, Laugh Factory) all came to the US as immigrants: Ana (Pinoy) smuggled from the Philippines as human treasure, Nicky (Korean, transgender) adopted by a White Family and sent here with w/ Korean cookbook, and Aidan (Korean, queer) learned English by watching Sister Act. They share their stories and struggles with identity, sexuality and survival in modern day America.
Directed by Alberta Poon | 11 minutes
A surreal act unfolds as an Asian-American comedian battles her insecurities manifesting across her apartment before an open mic.
Co-presented by Boston Korean Adoptees