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'Everything Everywhere' has changed Hollywood, but not yet America

After surge in violence and hate, ethnic Asians still seek more empathy

| U.S.
"Everything Everywhere All at Once"'s award-winning cast pose with the film's producer and directors at the 95th Academy Awards on March 12: We have reason for caution.   © Reuters

Karen Fang is a professor of English at the University of Houston and founder and chair of its Media and Moving Image Initiative. She is also the author of "Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes."

The recent Oscar triumph of zany multiverse comedy "Everything Everywhere All at Once" marked an extraordinary moment in Asian American history.

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