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CAAMFest 2015

Directions in Sound

Featuring emerging and cutting-edge musicians, Directions in Sound exposes Bay Area audiences to innovative artists from the underground music scene. This year, directions in Sound expands its music programming to include music-centric films paired with special live performances from Cambodia, Vietnam, Los Angeles, and the Bay Area.

  1. Directions in Sound

    Directions in Sound / Concert / 180 mins
    Directions In Sound music showcase blasts into the stratosphere with artists making noise in the hip-hop and future bass scene. Get ready for New York based emcee Awkwafina with her satirical rhymes and Suboi, “Vietnam’s Queen of Hip Hop.” Joining them are Kronika, 2x World Champion DJ Vinroc and DJ Bluz. Hosted by CHOPS of the Mountain Brothers!
    Directions in Sound

    March 13, 2015 9:30 pm Rush Only

  2. Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

    John Pirozzi / Directions in Sound / Cambodia, France, USA / 2014 / 105 mins
    April 17 marks the 40th anniversary of Cambodia’s fall to the Khmer Rouge. This brilliant film reveals the beauty and vibrancy of Cambodian music pre-1975, showcasing talented artists who perished in the genocide. Their music lives on, and their country is once again filled with song: mournful, resilient, hopeful.
    Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

    Pacific Film Archive
    March 18, 2015 7:00 pm Rush Only

    Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    March 19, 2015 6:30 pm Rush Only

  3. Festival Social Club

    Directions in Sound
    After a full day of films, meet us at the CAAMFest Social Club! Mix and mingle with filmmakers and festival goers, enjoy a signature cocktail from the bar and get your groove on to the city’s best DJs: King Most, Jon Reyes and Druskee! 21+ only
    Festival Social Club

    Slate Bar
    March 14, 2015 10:00 pm Not Available

  4. Fred Ho’s Last Year

    Steven De Castro / Directions in Sound / USA / Documentary, Feature / 58 mins
    Making its San Francisco debut just shy of the one-year anniversary of Fred Ho’s passing, the film is a tribute to the artist and his battle with cancer. LAST YEAR shows how the titular artist became even more driven to combat his disease and share his insights with the world.
    Fred Ho’s Last Year

    New People Cinema
    March 17, 2015 7:00 pm Not Available

    Fred Ho’s Last Year

    New Parkway Theater
    March 21, 2015 2:45 pm Not Available

  5. Kollaboration SF: Movement in Motion

    Howard Lui / Directions in Sound / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 80 mins
    This energizing documentary explores the making of Kollaboration SF’s annual talent showcase. From exclusive interviews to behind-the-scenes sneak peeks, director Howard Lui delves into what it takes to bring Kollaboration’s motto of “Empowerment through Entertainment” to life.
    Kollaborations SF: Movement in Motion

    New People Cinema
    March 15, 2015 6:45 pm Not Available

    Kollaborations SF: Movement in Motion

    New People Cinema
    March 18, 2015 9:10 pm Not Available