Asian Americans Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion
A free virtual screening of the new PBS docuseries “Asian Americans,” with online panel discussion after the screening.
May 11, 2020 at 6:30pm EST
Sacrifice, triumph, and hope - all revealed in the new PBS production, Asian Americans, a five-episode docuseries that chronicles the contributions and challenges of Asian Americans - the fastest growing ethnic group in America. Asian Americans looks at ways in which the Asian experience in the U.S. illuminates the larger American story and explores the role Asian Americans have played in the evolution of the American identity, in the context of migration, diversity and global connectedness.
To give you a taste of the series, VPM is hosting a free VIRTUAL SCREENING of Asian Americans with highlights from key stories throughout the series.After the screening, VPM will hold a Zoom panel discussion about the issues contained in Asian Americans.
The guest panelists are Ting-Yi Oei, author and Education Director with the 1882 Foundation; and John Yang, President and Executive Director of the Asian Americans Advancing Justice Center.
Participants may ask questions of our panelists via the chat option.
All registrants will receive an email detailing how to log into the screening platform for viewing.