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Filmmaker Justin Chon talks about his hopes that 'Blue Bayou' will create change and raise awareness about the issue of international adoptees being deported. The film, which was a 2021 Cannes Film Festival selection, is set in what Chon calls the real New Orleans. In addition to directing Chon plays the lead role.

Asian American representation in Hollywood has seen a major shift since Grey's Anatomy actress Sandra Oh became the first Asian American to be nominated for an Emmy Award in a leading role for Killing Eve on this day in 2018.

Asian Americans are facing serious instances of xenophobia since coronavirus began spreading in the United States. A recent string of attacks against Asian Americans has led to several entertainers speaking out and advocating for their communities.