“An engrossing documentary...”
—Robert Silva, IndieWire
“Lively and engaging!”
—Dennis Harvey, Variety
What happens when the naiveté of a political rookie clashes with the realities of racial and partisan politics of the South?
Mr. Cao Goes to Washington is a fascinating character study of Congressman Joseph Cao, a Vietnamese American Republican elected by surprise in an African American Democratic district in New Orleans. Will Cao make it through his term with his idealism intact?