"Take Out Girl": The Cost of Survival

Join us for a conversation with the director and the stars of the new indie drama Take Out Girl.

Writer, director, actor, cinematographer and creator Hisonni Mustafa Johnson is a rising star in the film world, garnering accolades and nominations for his television pilots (Fight Night LegacyOlympia and Grayson: Earth One). Hedy Wong is an actress and writer known for Laff Mobb's Laff TracksChinatown Squad, and the new Take Out Girl. And Alex Pham—better known by his stage name $tupid Young—is a Cambodian-American rapper, lyricist, entrepreneur and actor, who portrays an LAPD officer in Take Out Girl. His YouTube channel has garnered 34 million views; he also runs his own label, Afficials, which he founded in 2017.

Johnson, Wong and Young will join us to discuss Asian-American experiences, diaspora, race relations, violence, and poverty. They will be in conversation with "Michelle Meow Show" co-hosts Michelle Meow and John Zipperer.


Main image: Detail from Take Out Girl poster

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Hisonni Mustafa Johnson

Writer, Director, Actor and Cinematographer, Take Out Girl

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Hedy Wong

Actress and Writer, Take Out Girl, Laff Mob's Laff Tracks, and Chinatown Squad