“The thing that struck me the most was his enthusiasm and his spirit and I felt like, wow, after all these years, being on all these sets and hundreds of hours making films, he still approached it with the joy of a 10 year-old.”- Justin Chon on Director Wayne Wang.
“The National Multicultural Alliance represents a decades-long collaboration of nonprofit media organizations that share a commitment to diversity in public media,” said CAAM Executive Director Stephen Gong. “We look forward to continuing to this work for decades to come.”
Asian Americans and our allies present thought-provoking dialogue on solutions in the context of filmmaking, and to ensure filmmakers of color remain independent. Panelists: Tilane Jones, Marya Bangee, Abigail Disney, Karim Amer, and moderated by David Magdael.
Starring Justin Chon and Jackie Chung, the film focuses on a Korean American man who cares for his ailing mother while trying to master her traditional cooking, based on Chang-rae Lee’s “New Yorker” short story.