Cast & Crew

Meet the team behind the movie. Featured interviews include Helen Zia (lead activist during the Chin trial), Renee Tajima Pena (director, “Who Killed Vincent Chin?”), Stewart Kwoh (Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Legal Center), Lisa Ling (journalist), Sumi Pendakur (Univ. of Southern California), Dale Minami (civic rights attorney), Frank Wu (former Dean, Wayne State Law School), Doua Thor (Executive Director, Southeast Asian Resource Action Center) and a group of five diverse young APA activists whose lives were impacted by Vincent Chin.


  • Curtis Chin – writer/producer. BIO Q and A
  • Preeti Kulkarni – producer
  • Michael P. Lee – producer
  • Cate Park – producer
  • Vivien Hao – associate producer
  • Keith Kamisugi – associate producer
  • Jeff Kim – associate producer


Tanzila Ahmed 


Angelo Ancheta 

Assistant Professor, University of Santa Clara Law School

Jay Chen 

Governing Board Member,
Hacienda La Puente Unified
School District

Curtis Chin 

Founder & Board Member, Asian Pacific Americans for Progress

Lily Chin 

Vincent Chin’s mother

Judy Chu 

Chair, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (currently California Congresswoman)

Philip Chung 

Artistic Director,
Lodestone Theater

Ben De Guzman 

National Campaign Coordinator, National Alliance for Filipino
Veterans Equity

Kelly Hu 

Actress, X2The Scorpion King

Roland Hwang 

Leading Activist in Chin Case and President, American Citizens for

Lilian Ileto 

Mother of Joseph Ileto
(hate crime murder victim)

Jon Jang 

San Francisco Bay Area Activist
and Musician

Hamid Khan 

Executive Director, South Asian Network

Michelle Ko 

Director, Loyola Marymount
University Asian Pacific Student

Stewart Kwoh 

Advisor to Chin Case & Executive Director, Asian Pacific American
Legal Center

Corky Lee 


Eun Sook Lee 

Executive Director, National
Korean American Service and
Education Consortium

Marcia Lee 


Lisa Ling 

Journalist, The Oprah Show
and National Geographic

Dale Minami 

Civil Rights Attorney & Leading
Activist in the Japanese Redress

Eric Nakamura 

Founder & Publisher,
Giant Robot

Yun-Sook Kim Navarre 

Labor Organizer, SEIU (Service
Employees International Union)

Angela Oh 

Community Leader in 1992 L.A.

Sejal Patel 

Community Activist, Los Angeles
Alliance for a New Economy and
Host, Radio Intifada

Sumun Pendakur 

Director, Asian Pacific American
Student Services, University of
Southern California

Jim Shimoura 

Leading Activist in Chin Case
and Civil Rights Attorney

Renee Tajima-Pena 

Producer & Director, Who Killed
Vincent Chin?

Doua Thor 

Executive Director, Southeast
Asia Resource Action Center

Robin Toma 

Executive Director, Los Angeles
County Commission on Human

Nhung Truong 

District Representative, Office of
Congressman Adam Schiff

Francis Wong 

San Francisco Bay Area Activist
and Musician

Janelle Wong 

Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Frank Wu 

Author, Yellow and Dean, UC Hastings College of the Law

Phil Yu 


Helen Zia 

Leading Activist in Chin Case,
Journalist and Author