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TRY HARDER! An Interview with Director Debbie Lum

A teenage student sits next to a whiteboard with math equations on it.

“Today’s wave of anti-Asian violence is a stark reminder of a history of anti-Asian sentiment in America and how Asian American Pacific Islanders have been rendered less than human through our invisibility. Without films and stories that capture our humanity, our community cannot survive.” – Debbie Lum, Try Harder! Director/Producer …

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LOS ANGELES—Screening of TRY HARDER!

A teenage student sits next to a whiteboard with math equations on it.

  LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL―Relive your senior year anxieties through the journeys of five gifted and charismatic students from San Francisco’s prestigious Lowell High School, as they enter the gauntlet known as college admissions to try and get into the elite universities of their (or their parents’) dreams. …

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