It’s filmmaker Sue Ding’s love letter to Claudia-philes.
“I want the vibe of the film to be you’re at a ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ sleepover with your closest friends and you’re reminiscing,” Ding said.
In the short documentary, a handful of Asian American writers and illustrators effuse about how influential the character was for that time.
“For some, their parents were actively not supportive of them pursuing more artistic career choices,” Ding said. “Even for those whose families were supportive, they didn’t necessarily see people like themselves working in media as directors or painters.”
- Watch “The Claudia Kishi Club” (Netflix)
- An Ode to Claudia Kishi, the Coolest Kid in ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ (Vice)
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- Paying Tribute to and Asian-American Icon with ‘The Claudia Kishi Club.’ (Boston Globe)