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  1. Spotlight: Arthur Dong

    Each year, CAAMFest recognizes an individual who has made an indelible contribution to Asian American experiences through cinema. This year, we are thrilled to honor renowned filmmaker Arthur Dong. With over four decades of championing equality through telling Asian American and LGBTQIA stories, CAAMFest is proud to celebrate Arthur’s inspirational career. View the Spotlight Press […]


  2. In Conversation: Arthur Dong & B. Ruby Rich

    Special Presentations
    Join noted film critic and author B. Ruby Rich as she speaks with Arthur Dong about his work and legacy.
    On Stage Conversation: Arthur Dong & B. Ruby Rich

    New People Cinema
    March 20, 2015 7:10 pm Not Available


  3. Centerpiece Reception

    Celebrate opening weekend in style at the historic Castro Theatre mezzanine. Grab a handcrafted Remy Martin cocktail and clink glasses with the nearest stranger — after all, you never know who you might rub elbows with. Director Shonali Bose and Spotlight Honoree Arthur Dong in attendance.

    Preceded by: The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor

    Precedes: Margarita, With a Straw

    Centerpiece Reception

    Castro Theatre
    March 15, 2015 6:00 pm Not Available

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    The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor

    Castro Theatre
    March 15, 2015 4:10 pm Not Available

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    Margarita, With a Straw

    Castro Theatre
    March 15, 2015 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  4. Forbidden City, U.S.A.

    Arthur Dong / Special Presentations / USA / 1989 / Bay Area Connection / 56 mins
    Swing back in time to Chinatown in the 1930s in a premiere of the new digitally remastered version of FORBIDDEN CITY, U.S.A. CAAM celebrates Arthur Dong’s documentary with live perfor- mances and a reading of excerpts from the book by Dong himself — Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Night Clubs, 1936-1970.
    Forbidden City, U.S.A.

    The Great Star
    March 14, 2015 4:00 pm Rush Only


  5. The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor

    Arthur Dong / Special Presentations / USA / 2015 / 87 mins
    Making its world premiere at CAAMFest 2015, THE KILLING FIELDS OF DR. HAING S. NGOR chronicles the life, times and murder of actor and humanitarian Dr. Haing S. Ngor, a Cambodian genocide survivor who escaped to America and won an Oscar for his first acting role in THE KILLING FIELDS. Following the screening, join director Arthur Dong at the Centerpiece Reception.

    Precedes: Centerpiece Reception

    The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor

    Castro Theatre
    March 15, 2015 4:10 pm Not Available

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    Centerpiece Reception

    Castro Theatre
    March 15, 2015 6:00 pm Not Available