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DOCUMENTARY | HAWAI‘I PREMIERE

FIRST VOTE

2020 | United States
59 mins

Director: Yi Chen
Producer(s): Yi Chen
Cast:
Jennifer Ho, Kaiser Kuo, Sue Googe, Lance Chen
Cinematographer:
Yi Chen
Editors: Yi Chen, Kristina Motwani, Bryan Chang
Language(s): English, Chinese with English Subtitles
Genre: Documentary, Immigration, Politics

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Synopsis:

FIRST VOTE is a rare look at Asian American passions on both sides of the political divide in election battleground states Ohio and North Carolina. Lance Chen is a Chinese immigrant and professor at the University of Dayton who became a citizen in 2016 specifically to vote Republican in Ohio. Sue Googe, also an immigrant from China, owns a real estate business and made an unsuccessful Tea Party bid for a congressional seat in North Carolina. Kaiser Kuo is a writer, musician and former Baidu executive, but he’s also an avid Democratic activist in North Carolina. Jennifer Ho is a professor at the University of North Carolina, and brings deep understandings of racism to her teaching and worldview. Director Yi Chen allows us to hear from all of them.

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