Rachel Changchien works at Beachside Films, where she has helped produced “Tig”, “People, Places, Things”, “Miss Stevens” and was recently an associate producer on “Morris From America”. She is the summer fellowship director for the Jubilee Project, and in her spare time, she loves to eat shrimp tempura udon and drink almond green tea boba with her husband.

Interrupting History
One Movie at a Time
by Rachel Changchien

THERE WAS A TIME when Asians weren't considered the model minority. Rather than being maneuvered to be pitted against other minority groups, the early wave of Chinese immigrants were considered a direct threat to white populations.