Reviews & Quotes

University of California Santa Cruz | B. Ruby Rich, Professor of Social Documentation Program and Film + Digital Media Department
“The real road that Tajima-Peña is traversing is the delicate one separating public and private, group identity and individual personality, and she ain’t no tourist.  If Asian Americans have too often been cast as spectators in the drama of black/white America, My America...Or Honk If You Love Buddha restores their centrality.”

The Boston Globe
My America...Or Honk If You Love Buddha is a funny, tough-minded expose of some truths about American racism that seem undeniable in the hands of this gifted, agile filmmaker."

Dallas Morning News
"A marvelous American tale…it’s required viewing for anyone who savors our differences – or hasn’t yet learned to do so."