Published on June 4th, 2020 | by TLV News0
Oxford Virtual Film Festival Week 7 Mississippi Doc Feature: “Far East Deep South”
Director: Larissa Lam
Running Time: 75:25 minutes
When Charles Chiu, a Chinese-American man from California, travels to Mississippi to visit the grave of his father who abandoned him 75 years ago, he and his family stumble upon surprising revelations that change their lives. 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 deep their roots run in America.