• More exciting news! Model Minority is now available, commercial-free, on
  • Great news! We've been picked up by our first platform (of many more to come): Hulu and Hulu Plus! And without any publicity at all, we opened on our first day with over 700 views! Congratulations to our fantastic cast and crew, we're starting our journey from a terrific place.

    We're number one in Drama and number two in all Popular films! Help keep us there, go watch here:
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  • Model Minority wins again at the Sacramento International Film Festival! This time, it's the big prize for the best film, Outstanding Feature.
  • Model Minority wins two awards at the London Independent Film Festival: Best Micro-Budget Film and Best Female Director!
  • Model Minority won Best Feature in the Drama Category and Lily won Best Director at the Asians on Film Festival!

  • An interview with Lily on the Voice of America's Daybreak Asia program which aired January 10, 2013:
    A story about a half-Japanese American teenager who must cope with a dysfunctional family and peer pressure is the focus of a new movie based in the rough area of East Los Angeles, California.  VOA’s Ray Kouguell tells us about it:

  • MODEL MINORITY will be screening at the Ojai Film Festival, October 25-28
  • D.C. Asian Pacific American Film Festival has honored Lily with the George C. Lin Emerging Filmmaker Award! MODEL MINORITY will screen October 7, Sunday, 3pm at the Goethe-Institut. Ticket info here.
  • MODEL MINORITY will be screening on Friday Nov 2nd at 7pm at the Tinseltown Cineplex Odeon Theatres in Vancouver as part of the Vancouver Asian Film Festival!
  • MODEL MINORITY won the Audience Choice Award, Narrative Feature at the Asian American International Film Festival!
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