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Asian American Pacific Islander Representation in the World of Cinema & Television

In this blog, we'll be exploring the rich and diverse contributions of the Asian American Pacific Islander community to the world of cinema. From groundbreaking filmmakers to powerful narratives, we'll delve into the films that have shaped and continue to shape the cultural landscape as a whole. Join us as we reflect on the profound significance of AAPI representation in film, a force that has the power to enlighten and reshape societal perspectives and celebrate the voices that have long been overlooked or marginalized .  Three massive feats in Asian American and general American cinema & television this past year were Past Lives , Shōgun , and Beef . Beef is an incredible show about the human condition and the Asian-Pacific American experience . The show explores the unique challenges Asian Americans face , such as anger, identity formation, familial dynamics, and the weight of our decisions.  Celine Song's film Past Lives offers a fresh perspective, moving beyond