A short film about the appropriation of Asian Beauty features (particularly, the social media trend FOX EYES) and what that looks like from an Asian teenage girl’s perspective.
Half Filipino and half Korean, Ella Jay Basco made her film debut in February 2020, donning Batgirl’s mantle opposite Margot Robbie in Warner Brothers/DC’s movie Birds of Prey. Most recently, Basco recurs on NBC/Peacock’s new show A FRIEND OF THE FAMILY, with Mckenna Grace, Collin Hanks and Anna Paquin. She has also guest starred on Veep and Grey’s Anatomy. At 16 years old, she is blazing a trail for Asian American girls who are looking to see themselves on screen and in music. Ella Jay is also a singer- songwriter and plays the guitar, piano, and ukulele. Her most recent song EYE TO EYE, can be heard on KCRW and her music video BUBBLE TEA has graced the tv screens on MTV and Nickelodeon. This is her first foray into writing and directing.
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