Off the Menu: Asian America Heads to India with the American Film Showcase

"The Kitchen is the heart of the temple..." Grace Lee visits the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in "Off the Menu: Asian America."
"The Kitchen is the heart of the temple..." Grace Lee visits the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in "Off the Menu: Asian America."
Off the Menu director Grace Lee heads to India as part of the American Film Showcase, where she will conduct teachings, workshops and screenings of Off the Menu: Asian America. The documentary will also screen in Armenia through the same program.

“The American Film Showcase (AFS) is a major touring film program bringing American documentaries, feature films and animated shorts to audiences worldwide. AFS is a partnership between the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational, Cultural Affairs and USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, the International Documentary Association and Film Independent.

The American Film Showcase brings award-winning contemporary American documentaries to audiences around the world, offering a view of American society and culture as seen by independent documentary filmmakers.”

OtM-logos-e1447892524244This story is a part of Off the Menu: Asian America, a multimedia project between the Center for Asian American Media and KQED, featuring a one-hour PBS primetime special by award-winning filmmaker Grace Lee (American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs), original stories and web content.