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The Grace Lee Project

With a cynical voice-over, Grace Lee, the documentary's creator, compares stereotypes for Asian American women and women with the name Grace Lee. Grace finds several of women who share her common name that also share common characteristics. Lee observes that they all match into a mold that is expected of them: average height, nationality, religion, age, etc. But through this process, she also finds that although on the outset the Grace Lee's may appear similar in statistics, there were interesting stories that separated these women drastically and made them incomparable and unique. Through her process of searching for other Grace Lee's, Grace was able to change her representation of her common name. She was able to take herself out of the Asian American stereotype perspective and hoped to influence her audience to do the same.