“Asian Americans,” premiering Monday, aims to rewrite that history in vibrant detail.
“Asian Americans are really galvanized and the series is blurring into the conversation of ‘Where do we go next?
“It feels like we’re starting this whole new conversation.” In addition to validating the experiences of Asian Americans throughout history, she said, it was important to draw connections between Asian Americans and other communities throughout the series.
“Asian Americans” series producer Renee Tajima-PeñaAdvertisement“Asian Americans” also feels timely to Kim.
“It was really a bear to find archival materials because for the most part Asian Americans were not pictured,” she said.