A powerful immigrant food story in Pixar’s “Bao”

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Director Domee Shi explores the ups and downs of the parent-child relationship in Disney Pixar’s new short “Bao,” which opened in theaters on June 15, 2018, in front of “Incredibles 2.” Photo courtesy of Disney Pixar's.

Some of the year’s best stories explored the connections between food and immigrant culture. In July, director Domee Shi visited Good Food to talk about her Pixar short film, called “Bao.” It’s based on her experience growing up in a Chinese-immigrant household. This piece earned a first place prize from the LA Press Club’s National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards.



Evan Kleiman