It will take more than one film about crazy rich Asians to change the landscape of Asian American media representation, said Kristina Wong.
Mirza said the panel will be a chance to discuss some of the challenges and truths about their work.
[Related: Short film to feature realistic representation of Asian American LGBTQ narratives]Each of the panelists approaches the matter of social change in a distinct way, specific to their mediums and experiences.
Wong has been working with undocumented immigrants through the UCLA DREAM Resource Center to create a theater piece about their experiences.
The diverse stories audiences seek are out there – they just need to be told, Wong said.