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28 Asian-American Filmmakers You Need To Know

From blockbuster directors to ones behind earnest indie dramas, here's a list of famous and not-yet-famous names. It's hardly complete, but it's a place to start if you're interested in Asian-American talent behind the camera.

1. Gregg Araki

2. Jon M. Chu

3. Destin Daniel Cretton

4. Cary Joji Fukunaga

5. Vikram Gandhi

6. Joseph Kahn

7. Michael Kang

8. So Yong Kim

9. Karyn Kusama

10. Dan Kwan

11. Ang Lee

12. Grace Lee

13. Evan Jackson Leong

14. Justin Lin

15. Adam Bhala Lough

16. H.P. Mendoza

17. Meera Menon

18. Mira Nair

19. Jennifer Yuh Nelson

20. Geeta and Ravi Patel

21. Jennifer Phang

22. M. Night Shyamalan

23. Yen Tan

24. Kevin Tancharoen

25. Patrick Wang

26. Wayne Wang

27. Alice Wu

28. Jessica Yu