Far East Deep South
Directed by Larissa Lam
Discover the Past You Never Knew
- Cultural History, History, Personal Doc, and Docu-Drama
FAR EAST DEEP SOUTH, a new 76-minute documentary that follows the Chiu Family on a surprising journey through Mississippi in search of their lost family history. 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 exclusionary immigration laws like the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 impacted their family and how deep their roots run in America.
- Larissa Lam ... Director, Producer, Writer
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