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From 'Joy Luck Club' To 'Crazy Rich Asians,' Film Festival Reflects On Asian-American Representation11:00
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Rosalind Chao was one of the stars of “The Joy Luck Club,” which came out 25 years ago. The film will open the 2018 Boston Asian American Film Festival. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Rosalind Chao was one of the stars of “The Joy Luck Club,” which came out 25 years ago. The film will open the 2018 Boston Asian American Film Festival. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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The Boston Asian American Film Festival marks its 10th anniversary this year, a milestone marked by what some are calling a new era for Asian-American stories on the big screen.

The 11-day event kicks off Thursday with the screening of the now-25-year-old film, "The Joy Luck Club," which many, like festival director Susan Chinsen, say helped pave the way for popular Asian-American films like "Crazy Rich Asians."

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Rosalind Chao, actor. She tweets @rosalindchao.

This segment aired on October 17, 2018.

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