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Queer Asian director releases trailer for film based on her experiences in NYC’s Asian rave scene

all i want is everything
  • “All I Want Is Everything,” a short film based on its director’s experiences in New York City’s queer Asian rave scene and her parents’ immigrant story, has released a new trailer.
  • Allie Cuerdo said she wanted to create a fictional movie based on her time “throwing raves with the radical party collective BUBBLE_T,” a safe space for queer Asian nightlife “where we can destroy the model minority myth.”
  • The trailer for the 17-minute film follows Alice Kim, an undocumented teen who wants to make her parents proud but also is trying to take ownership of her life and make her own choices.
  • “All I Want Is Everything” is led by an “over 70% queer, female and Asian” cast and crew, according to Cuerdo.
  • The film will make its debut on May 13 at Asian Pacific Film Festival in Los Angeles.

A trailer has been released for “All I Want Is Everything,” a film inspired by its director’s experiences in New York City’s Asian dance party scene and her parents’ immigrant story.

Chinese/Filipino American filmmaker Allie Cuerdo told Them that she wanted to create a movie based on her time “throwing raves with the radical party collective BUBBLE_T,” a safe space for queer Asian nightlife “where we can destroy the model minority myth.”

5 Things Every Raver Should Know for EDC

Festival season is in swing with EDC Las Vegas right around the corner! In a rave festival with eight stages, a bevy of big name headliners, art installations and carnival rides, there is no doubt you’re going to have the time of your life. However, the festival also has over 400,000 attendees, takes place through the night to morning and sits in the Las Vegas desert heat, which means you will need to prepare. As you’re excitedly packing and counting down the days left, here are a few tips that every raver should know to have fun and stay safe!

1. Stay Hydrated

CNN Host Lisa Ling Reveals Her Ecstasy-Filled Past as a Rave Queen

CNN host and news reporter Lisa Ling is opening up about her past as a ‘90s rave queen and her experiences with the drug ecstasy.

Ling, 42, explained on CNN that she was a very hardworking and ambitious young person who had a number of internships and jobs that allowed her to fund her own college tuition. However, Ling said she needed “some kind of recreational outlet” to escape the stresses of daily life.  

Watch Judge Judy Get Confused and Upset Over EDC Rave Girl

“Electric Daisy Carnival.” “Rave.” These are words that the venerable Judge Judy knows nothing about, and like many elderly people would, she immediately decides to hate them. Watch as the plaintiff, Talina Apodoca, tries to explain what a rave (at 0:37, Judge Judy calls it a “wave”) and EDC is. Judge Judy is lost in these times.

“Wouldn’t it be better to work at a five day a week, nine to five office job, than a two-day rave?”