The Donut King

Ted’s story is one of fate, love, survival, hard knocks, and redemption. It’s the rags to riches story of a refugee escaping Cambodia, arriving in America in 1975 and building an unlikely multi-million-dollar empire baking America’s favorite pastry, the donut. Ted sponsored hundreds of visas for incoming refugees and helped them get on their feet teaching them the ways of the donut business. By 1979 he was living the American Dream. But, in life, great rise can come with great falls.

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Director: Alice Gu
Cast: Chuong Pek Lee, Susan Lim, Ted Ngoy 
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Run time: 1 hour 30 minutes