Far East Deep South

Welcome to the official website of FAR EAST DEEP SOUTH*, a new documentary feature film that follows the Chiu Family on a surprising journey through Mississippi in search of their lost family history. Along the way, they meet a diverse group of local residents and historians, who shed light on the racially complex history of the early Chinese in the segregated South. Their emotional journey also leads them to discover how exclusionary immigration laws like the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 impac