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What exactly does food reflect about Asian Pacific Americans? Off the Menu: Asian America grapples with how family, tradition, faith, and geography shape our relationship to food. The program takes audiences on a journey from Texas to New York and from Wisconsin to Hawaii using our obsession with food as a launching point to delve into a wealth of stories, traditions, and unexpected characters that help nourish this nation of immigrants.
Off the Menu is a roadtrip into the kitchens, factories, temples and farms of Asian Pacific America that explores how our relationship to food reflects our evolving community. The feature documentary by award-winning filmmaker Grace Lee (American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs) is co-produced by the Center for Asian American Media and KQED, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
- Q&A with Director Grace Lee Get to know Grace Lee - the director of Off the Menu. Continue
- We Are What We Eat Oliver Wang, an associate professor of sociology, discusses Asian-Americans relationship with food. Continue
- About the Filmmakers Meet the crew who created Off the Menu. Continue
- Meet the Subjects Get to know some of the people featured in the film. Continue
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