Canadian filmmaker Andrew Chung just kicked off a new web series called “Millions.” It follows a group of Asian North American twentysomethings as they try to make good on a pact to earn a million dollars. It’s a gentle and uncompromising look at how easy it is to get caught up in the money chase, and a rare look at the unique realities facing young people of color.

The series made its debut this week and will air for eight consecutive Mondays. Here’s the first episode: