FFR 158: Minari

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Today on the podcast we’re joined by Special Guest Walter Chaw, film critic for Film Freak Central, to discuss writer/director Lee Isaac Chung’s semi-autobiographical film Minari, which despite being about an American family pursuing a version of the American Dream, controversially won Best Foreign Language Film at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards. Listen in as we discuss how this beautifully authentic film insightfully approaches a particular American experience through the story of the Yi family.

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8:55 - Main discussion on Minari

45:27 - What’s your Freq Out?

  • Special Guest Walter Chaw on increased Asian American visibility and representation in recent film releases along with the increase of hate crime against Asian Americans.

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