April 20, 2021
Former undergrad Mai Nguyen publishes What 'Minari' is doing for Asian American farmers like me
What 'Minari' is doing for Asian American farmers like me
(CNN) Early in the film "Minari," Korean American farmer Jacob Yi digs his bare hands into the Arkansas dirt. The first time I saw this, as he revealed the soil's dark, loamy tilth, I swooned: not only to see this rich earth, but also to see hands like mine, Asian American hands, working it.