Additionally, the cast of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” was awarded the Vanguard Award, Adele Lim accepted the director award for “Joy Ride” and Lee Sung Jin took home the writer award for “Beef,” while Buzzfeed’s Steven Lim got the digital influencer award and actor Mackenyu received the global groundbreaker award.
Unforgettable Gala Asian American Awards honors the entertainment industry’s Asian Pacific Islander community, spotlighting AAPI excellence and representation in Hollywood, the arts, and culture. This year, it was held at the Beverly Hilton on Dec. 16, kicking off what is set to be another exciting awards season.
During the 21st annual Unforgettable Gala, “Past Lives” star Greta Lee received the Breakout in Film Award, Charles Melton got the Actor in Film Award for “May December,” “Beef” star Young Mazino received the Breakout in TV Award. The late Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee accepted the Lexus Legacy Award on behalf of her father.
Hollywood stars including Lana Condor, Auli’i Cravalho, ‘Past Lives’ star Greta Lee, and Kelly Hu were among those to turn out on the red carpet.
Here are some photos from the event: