Turning Red was released on Disney+ on Feb 21, 2022. This is Pixar Studio’s first animation starring an Asian lead with a storyline centered around the modern Asian-Canadian experience. The movie received raving reviews, with audience members relating to the storyline, especially AAPI audience members who enjoyed seeing representation on screen.
The story touched on generational trauma, leading many to reflect on their relationship with their parents or children. The movie sparked conversations about healing wounds that were caused in the parent-child relationship and having tough conversations with your parents.