As a young Cambodian refugee from a single-parent family, Chanthon Bun joined a gang and was convicted of second-degree robbery when he was 19. After spending two decades in prison, he lost his legal protection to live in the U.S.
Director: J.P. Dobrin
Writer: J.P. Dobrin, Cecilia Lei, Stephanie Tangkilisan
Director of Photography: J.P. Dobrin, Stephanie Tangkilisan
Editor: Mike Wallace, J.P. Dobrin
The Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc) together with WORLD Channel and Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) have co-produced Asian American Stories of Resilience and Beyond for release in 2022, a series of 7 documentary shorts that move beyond the pandemic and reflect the complexities of AAPI experiences in this critical moment.