Asian-American Filmmakers to Hollywood: Give Us a Platform to Create Without Compromise

Asian-American Filmmakers to Hollywood: Give Us a Platform to Create Without Compromise

NBC Asian America sat down with four filmmakers — Jeff Chiba Stearns (“Mixed Match”), Nadine Truong (“I Can, I Will, I Did”), Robin Lung (“Finding Kukan”), and Tanuj Chopra (“Chee and T”) — during the 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Film Festival to talk about the challenges they’ve faced when knocking on Hollywood’s gates, what their biggest concerns are when “whitewashing” becomes the focus of films, and how audiences can encourage better representation in the media they consume.

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