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My Film Habit Checks Out the APA Film Festival

My Film Habit Checks Out the APA Film Festival

Film blogger Allison Lyzenga has been covering the D.C. APA Film Festival for several years. What did she think of the Opening Night film Mr. Cao Goes To Washington?

By Allison Lyzenga

My Film Habit

I had the pleasure of attending the opening night festivities and of the 13th Annual DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival. And, the first night’s feature film was an absolute delight. This documentary tells the story of Joseph Cao, the first Vietnamese-American elected to Congress. And, even more remarkably, he achieved this as a Republican candidate from New Orleans—a difficult feat in a predominantly Democratic and African American district.

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