Far East Deep South

Far East Deep South

October 21, 2021

Details About the Film

This film is part of the series SHOW ME: Season 1

When a Chinese-American family travels from California to Mississippi to visit the grave of their ancestors, they stumble upon surprising revelations. Along the way, they meet a diverse group of local residents and historians, who shed light on the racially complex history of the early Chinese in the segregated South. Their emotional journey also leads them to discover how the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 impacted their family and how deep their roots run in America.

Director(s): Larissa Lam
Starring: Baldwin Chiu, Caliya Chiu, Charles Chiu
Year Released: 2020
Runtime: 76 minutes
Country: United States
Language(s): English
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