Chung’s semi-autobiographical film follows a Korean American father who moves his family to a farm in rural Arkansas. Minari began one afternoon when Chung wrote down 80 childhood memories.
Directed by Amy Poehler, the new Netflix film longs to stretch beyond its limits to be an inclusive look at feminism in teenagers, but its story works best when it keeps its ambitions modest.
Stacey Abrams’ efforts registering voters played a key role in Georgia electing Biden and two democratic senators. Now, her documentary about voter suppression has been shortlisted for an Oscar.