For an entire year I am a filmmaker with a mentor. Every time I ask a question or bring up a challenge I am facing, Mridu will give me a concrete example from her experiences that helps me to figure out what to do. I am constantly reminded that I am not alone.
“In 2010, CAAM took a bold step. We started a 5-year professional mentoring program focused on Asian Americans working in every aspect of the fiction industries – film, TV, interactive, and immersive.”
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.