Little Asian Girls is a new short film directed and produced by
third-year AUT Television students, Jess Fu and Jogai Bhatt.
The premise follows the members of an all-Asian feminist punk
band in the early 2000s, who must confront an esteemed music
journalist after receiving a scathing review.
The narrative centres around Cici, a first-generation Chinese
immigrant who struggles to balance her traditional values with a
love for rebellious punk music. Cici is the drummer for Yellow
Peril, alongside lead singer KZ and bassist Meimei.
The women constantly battle with the issue of establishing
themselves in a white, male-dominated punk scene, which leads to
conflict between the band members in how they should approach such
With your help, we are aiming to raise $1500 for this
production, which will go towards:
-Paying our lead actors
-Providing catering for cast and crew
-Hiring out location and rehearsal space
-Hiring equipment - for both filming and performance purposes i.e
instruments and lighting equipment
-Creating props and necessary costuming
We are passionate about telling this story, as it expresses
themes very close to us - themes that are often underrepresented in
mainstream media. We want to present a narrative that is empowering
and personable for young women of colour and other minority groups,
as well as eye-opening to the majority that are often unaware of
the micro-aggressions they perpetuate.
Little Asian Girls is a story about family, intercultural
relationships, overcoming stereotypes, and confronting the
Thanks for your support.