New programs added include “We Gon’ Be Alright,” “The Sun is Also A Star,” a panel at OMCA with Tina Takemoto, and more.
The production grant will support The Asian Americans, a public media initiative that examines ways in which the US Asian experience illuminates the larger American story.
“The story is really unique because it’s really a story that you wouldn’t know otherwise. It’s not told from the outside, it’s told from the inside.” – Jason DaSilva
“We are proud to present these compelling stories to the public, stories that bridge cultural divides, and that promote greater empathy and understanding of America’s diversity,” said CAAM Executive Director Stephen Gong.
“I was thinking, it would have been nice, for twelve-year-old me, to have stumbled on this PBS Korean War documentary and hear a Korean American. That was something I would have loved.” – John Cho
“When it was first published I thought [that] hardly anybody is going to read this book by an unknown Chinese American author about mothers and daughters who have misunderstandings. Who’s going to want to read that? And the answer, after 30 years, is a lot of people.” – Amy Tan