‘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.

“Cambodian Son” Doc Wins National AAJA Award

The film received the award in the Asian American Pacific Islander Issues for Television/Online. The documentary aired nationally on public media on the America ReFramed program on World Channel, and was presented by the Center for Asian American Media.