Reviews

  • There is no forced, overarching theme to the film. Instead, Ms.Tajima-Pena locates people and tells their stories with the sharp eye and intelligence of an artist presenting ready-made objects.

    New York Times
  • When the TV gods created PBS, they had in mind a Garden of Eden in which would thrive documentaries like MY AMERICA...It's a gem of an essay about an odyssey that began as a 'simple road trip' and turned into 'an existential crisis.'

    The New York Post
  • Make time to watch Renee Tajima Pena's MY AMERICA...Part memoir, part road trip, this documentary exploration of Asian American identity is a triumph of incisive humor and painful hindsight.

    A. Magazine: Inside Asian America