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CAAMFest 2015

All Films & Events

  1. 5MMa

    0.5MM

    Ando Momoko / CinemAsia / Japan / 2014 / Narrative / 198 mins
    0.5MM follows the journey of Sawa (Ando Sakura) a caregiver for the elderly, as she survives by way of enigmatic relationships with old men who test her moral standards. Constantly being subjected to blatant sexism and patriarchy, her astute resiliency eventually leads her full circle.

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    100 Crushes Chapter 6: They

    Elisha Lim / Shorts / Canada / 2014 / Documentary, Gay/Lesbian, Short / 2 mins
    Winner of Best Emerging Artist at the Inside Out 2014 Toronto LGBT Film Festival, filmmaker Elisha Lim recounts her roommate finding delight in one word that truly identifies them. This eventually opens up a new kind of freedom where the gender binaries are no longer strictly set.
    Plays In:
    OUT/HERE (SHORTS)

    Castro Theatre
    March 15, 2015 12:00 pm Not Available


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    1990 Institute: Youth Voices on China

    Special Presentations
    The Youth Voices on China online video contest is the 1990 Institute’s signature education initiative to foster better global awareness among young Americans. Enjoy an exclusive premiere of the finalists’ videos on what China means to them and their futures. Meet the middle school, high school and college division winners.
    1990 Institute: Youth Voices on China

    New People Cinema
    March 14, 2015 12:00 pm FREE


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    2050: A Room of His Own

    Juhee So / Shorts / USA / 2014 / 8 mins
    Jack Grey, ID number J5AE 11811, waits for bureaucratic machinery to finish the process of his self termination. In the meantime, he seeks solace in thinking of a mother he never had and what his life might have been outside the confines of four walls.
    Plays In:
    TALES OF TOMORROW (SHORTS)

    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    March 13, 2015 9:40 pm Not Available

    Plays In:
    TALES OF TOMORROW (SHORTS)

    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    March 15, 2015 2:40 pm Not Available


  5. 9-Man

    Ursula Liang / Documentary / USA / 2014 / 87 mins
    9-MAN is the story about a gritty Chinese-only street-ball game born in the alleys and parking lots of local 1930s Chinatowns. Director Ursula Liang follows 9-MAN’s rising stars and chronicles the rich history and evolution of the sport as rival teams battle to cement their place in history.
    9-Man

    The Great Star
    March 13, 2015 6:45 pm Rush Only

    9-Man

    New Parkway Theater
    March 22, 2015 7:30 pm Rush Only


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    After Us

    Philip Wang / Shorts / USA / 2014 / Experimental, Short / 10 mins
    Nothing can make you lower than a bad breakup, until by inches you slowly make it out of your funk. From Wong Fu Productions comes a blueprint for how to get over the one who wasn't "the one."
    Plays In:
    FALLING (SHORTS)

    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    March 14, 2015 9:40 pm Not Available

    Plays In:
    FALLING (SHORTS)

    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    March 16, 2015 9:30 pm Not Available

    Plays In:
    FALLING (SHORTS)

    New People Cinema
    March 20, 2015 9:20 pm Not Available


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    All Eyes and Ears

    Vanessa Hope / Documentary / China / Documentary, Feature / 86 mins
    A timely exploration into the complex links between the U.S. and China, ALL EYES AND EARS interweaves the stories of U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, his adopted Chinese daughter, Gracie Mei, and blind activist Chen Guangcheng as they find purpose, identity and resolve amid the two nations’ evolving relationship.
    All Eyes and Ears

    New People Cinema
    March 15, 2015 2:20 pm Not Available

    All Eyes and Ears

    New Parkway Theater
    March 21, 2015 8:00 pm Not Available


  8. As You Were

    Liao Jiekai / CinemAsia / Singapore / 2014 / 92 mins
    Childhood friends Guohui and Peiling reunite as lovers, seeking refuge from Singapore on a quiet island. Bound by water, they face the transformation of their city and theirlove. With beautiful stillness and vibrancy, Liao Jiekai’s AS YOU WERE tests the inescapability of erosion and the velocity of change.
    As You Were

    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    March 15, 2015 7:10 pm Not Available

    As You Were

    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    March 19, 2015 9:10 pm Not Available


  9. Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain

    Ravi Kumar / CinemAsia / India / 2014 / Narrative / 96 mins
    Narrating the days leading up to the Bhopal disaster in December 1984, director Ravi Kumar brings together notable actors from both Hollywood and Indian cinema to tell the poignant story of the immense pesticide plant gas leak in the heart of the small city of Bhopal, India, in this much-awaited docudrama starring Kal Penn, Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton.
    Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain

    New People Cinema
    March 14, 2015 2:30 pm Not Available


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    CAAM Fellow Showcase

    Come join the top professionals and newest stars of the film, TV and documentary worlds in an informal conversation over coffee. We’ll talk about success and sustainability, navigating your career as an Asian American and how to keep working in an ever-changing media environment. You’ll also learn about the CAAM Fellowship Program, a professional media mentorship program, and meet the 2015 CAAM Fellows! Check caamedia.org for more information.