On display in the JFK Library, May 2019. Part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Month observances at EWU.

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Despite the persistent challenges to Asian American actors and filmmakers, Asian Americans have a rich film history dating back to Sessue Hayakawa’s break out role in The Cheat in 1915.

Representation is still an issue for Asian Americans in the film industry; see how discrimination has shaped and been shaped by movies and other mass media in this month-long exhibit at JFK.