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Model Minority

L.A. teenagers survive the treacherous world of peer pressure, drug dealers, juvenile hall and dysfunctional families. Kayla, an underprivileged Japanese American 16 year old, endangers her promising future as an aspiring artist when she becomes involved with a drug dealer.

Director: Lily Mariye

Cast: Nichole Bloom, Jessica Tuck, Helen Slater and Laura Innis


Selected Festivals:

Sacramento International Film Festival

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Las Vegas Film Festival 

Asian American International Film Festival

Vancouver Asian Film Festival

D.C. Asian Pacific American Film Festival

Boston Asian American Film Festival

Ojai Film Festival

Hawaii International Film Festival

Asians On Film Festival

Selected Scenes

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