Potluck Feed Drop -They Call Us Bruce 211: They Call Us Liquor Store Dreams

Good Pop's October break continues so once again, we're sharing a great episode from one of our felloe Potluck Podcasts! This time we're tagging in the guys at They Call Us Bruce, hosted by Phil Yu (Angry Asian Man) and Jeff Yang, this episode features a conversation with So Yun Um, the director of the documentary Liqour Store Dreams.

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Jeff and Phil welcome filmmaker So Yun Um, director of the feature documentary Liquor Store Dreams, an intimate portrait of two Korean American children of Los Angeles liquor store owners. She talks about confronting popular media depictions of Korean American store owners, turning the camera on herself to tell this deeply personal story, and hitting record during some very tough, heated conversations with her family members. Also: The Good, The Bad, and The WTF of making Liquor Store Dreams.

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