In this op-ed The Farewell and Honey Boy producer Anita Gou unpacks the importance of Asian-American narratives in film, television, and pop culture — particularly as we face a global pandemic.
Asians in media have an indispensable role in that fight, as our work is what makes our community visible, our voices heard.
My family is from Taiwan, and my father was an entrepreneur who worked incessantly to make a better life for us.
But I didn’t yet understand that there were unspoken rules about whose stories would have an easier time doing this.
My first day of school happened to land on Halloween, a Western holiday I had only a vague idea about.