Gurinder Chadha is still the only Asian woman making feature films in Britain, contrary to the diversity she sees today at Sundance
Hollywood has taken great strides in recent years to achieve greater inclusion and diversity. The Academy has worked to transform the make up of its voting body, and many initiatives have popped up around Hollywood to fuel inclusion, but what exactly the industry is working toward is unclear.
“Diversity is when we get the ability and the chance to tell stories from our perspective and not tokenistic stories but really emotionally, intellectually and creatively that come from our view of the world, how we see the world and then how we move forward from that,” said writer-director Gurinder Chadha, whose new film “Blinded by the Light” is premiering at Sundance.
Chadha was joined by comedian-musician-filmmaker Reggie Watts during a Sund...