In the vein of MEET THE PARENTS and GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER, ANITA HO follows down-on-his-luck Harry Ho, who finally decides to propose to his girlfriend, Anita, on her 30th birthday. But when Anita decides to spend her birthday in Las Vegas with her entire family – who has never met Harry – the fireworks begin! Unbeknownst to the young couple, Anita’s traditional Chinese parents have a nice Chinese doctor in mind for Anita, and they don’t approve of Harry, an unpaid Korean writer.
A poignant drama that chronicles the unexpected friendship that develops between Cooper, a melancholy bartender, who at thirty-six still isn’t sure what he wants to do with his life, and Daisy, an extremely bright but socially awkward girl in her early twenties.
One man does all he can to veil his Asian heritage; the other takes great pains to hide his sexual orientation. Both of these things begin to change when Ryan is hired to prepare film star Ning for a fashion shoot, and the men develop a bond.
This was going to be the first year that Marshal Middle School was not going to have a dance team. All that changes when the new Biology teacher, Ms. Bartlett, agrees to be the coach. Now the girls need to prove that they are ready to compete and are able to win; not only to themselves, but to their parents and coach. Using the chant “si, se puede” or “yes, I can” the Dance team builds their confidence to perform.
In 1976 San Francisco, 10-year-old Ivy is a girl who must learn the balance between her two cultural identities — being Chinese, but still wishing to be just like her all-American friend, Julie.