Coming to PBS’s POV tonight, Monday, June 20:
WHO KILLED VINCENT CHIN?
Christine Choy, Renee Tajima-Peña
New Directors/New Films 1987
The film was was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
An in-depth investigation into the racially motivated murder of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American, murdered by two white men, Ronald Ebens and Michael Nitz, in Detroit, Michigan on June 19, 1982, and a chronicle of how the case brought together disparate Asian American communities into a national movement. Re-presented in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Chin’s murder.