Filmmaker Frank Chi Directs $200K Bank of America Grant to CAAM

I’ve been so lucky to have the opportunity to tell the stories I’m passionate about on such a big scale. It means so much to me that BofA recognizes these challenges. That’s why I am directing the bank’s sizable Social Equality grant to the Center for Asian American Media – so that we pay it forward to the next generation of Asian American storytellers such that this work feels just a little bit less impossible.

‘my mom (mẹ con)’ Gives a Loving Taste of Growing Up Asian American in the South

“I grew up understanding my Vietnamese identity a lot through food. I think a lot of people within diasporic communities could relate to understanding their specific community through food – through this flavor, this taste, this love and tender care that goes into the food.”
— filmmaker Melanie Ho, whose documentary ‘my mom (mẹ con)’ is now streaming via WORLD Channel.