“Ethnicity or race is not a genre. Being Asian American is no different from having a story about a white family or any other family, and I think that it shows that as a community, we can tell all kinds of stories of in all different genres.” – Lulu Wang
“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
The program will include a screening of the films BEATS, RHYMES, AND RESISTANCE, LITTLE MANILA: FILIPINOS IN CALIFORNIA’S HEARTLAND, and Bohulano family home videos from CAAM’s Memories to Light program.