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    1990 Institute: Youth Voices on China

    SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
    Youth Voices on China is the 1990 Institute's signature contest, which fosters global awareness among young Americans. 2016 student submissions address the President on how to build more positive relations with China by sharing creative cultural exchange ideas. Hear stories of the next generation calling for change. CAAMFest is excited to welcome back this innovative program.
    1990 Institute: Youth Voices on China

    New People Cinema
    March 19, 2016 2:30 pm Free


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    Royston Tan / CINEMASIA / Singapore / 2015 / Narrative / 100 mins
    A layered musical dramedy follows the story of parking attendant Fei Fei, who joins a televised singing competition to honor and help her dementia-ridden father. Late Taiwanese singer Feng Fei-Fei’s music is heavily featured in this Singaporean box office hit, which marks Royston Tan’s first feature in seven years.
    3688

    Alamo Drafthouse
    March 13, 2016 9:00 pm Not Available

    3688

    New Parkway Theater
    March 19, 2016 8:00 pm Not Available


  3. In Search Of America Inshallah

    AM I AMERICAN, I AM AMERICAN

    SHORTS / 89 mins
    What does it mean to be American? Wealth, new beginnings, excitement and uncertainty — sometimes, it isn’t all it seems. From leaving home in search of opportunity and prosperity to having to hide who you really are, these stories illuminate the trials and tribulations of the journey to the American dream.

    In This Program: Am I American, Donut Shop, Escape, Home is a Hotel, In Search of America Inshallah, Noodle Deli

    AM I AMERICAN, I AM AMERICAN

    Roxie Theatre
    March 12, 2016 5:00 pm At Rush


  4. Atomic Heart

    Ali Ahmadzadeh / CINEMASIA / Iran / 2015 / Culture, Narrative / 97 mins
    After a night of excess, Arineh and Nobahar cause a car accident. A mysterious stranger offers help, but in accepting his generosity, a price must be paid. This hyperactive, drugged-up road movie undergoes an atmospheric change into a diabolical and strangely metaphysical game on the streets of Tehran, Iran.
    Atomic Heart

    Roxie Theatre
    March 12, 2016 12:10 pm Not Available


  5. Bambi

    David Hand / SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS / USA / 1942 / Animation / 70 mins
    Enjoy a special screening of the beloved animated disney classic BAMBI at The Walt Disney Family Museum. This screening is presented in conjunction with TYRUS, our opening night documentary on the life and times of 105-year old Tyrus Wong, whose watercolor concept art influenced the distinctive look of BAMBI. Afterwards, view special selections of Wong’s artwork on display.
    Bambi

    Walt Disney Family Museum
    March 19, 2016 10:30 am To purchase tickets, go to: waltdisney.org

    Bambi

    Walt Disney Family Museum
    March 20, 2016 3:00 pm To purchase tickets, go to: waltdisney.org


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    A Brave New Digital World

    EVENTS, PANELS
    With the mainstream success of online platforms like Netflix and Amazon, 2016 will see a record number of new digital services looking to fund and distribute content from and for diverse communities. As traditional opportunities dry up, could digital become the new indie cinema? You Offend Me, You Offend My Family (YOMYOMF) talks to key industry players.
    A Brave New Digital World

    Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
    March 13, 2016 1:30 pm Free


  7. Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story

    Ben Wang / DOCUMENTARY / USA / 2015 / Bay Area Connection, Documentary / 58 mins
    Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in state prison. Ben Wang’s BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY paints an intimate portrait of Eddy — the prisoner, the immigrant, the son, the activist — on his journey to freedom, rehabilitation and redemption.
    Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story

    Alamo Drafthouse
    March 11, 2016 6:30 pm At Rush

    Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story

    New Parkway Theater
    March 19, 2016 12:30 pm At Rush

    Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story

    New Parkway Theater
    March 19, 2016 8:10 pm At Rush


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    CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food & You

    CAAMFEAST, EVENTS
    One Kearny Club presents the third annual CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food & You, an intimate cocktail gathering and culinary awards ceremony benefiting the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), March 5, 2016.
    CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food & You

    One Kearny Club
    March 5, 2016 6:00 pm Not Available


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    CAAMFest @ OMCA

    EVENTS
    Celebrate CAAMFest’s return to the great Oakland Museum of California with a program capturing the intersection of Pacific Island and Bay Area culture.

    Precedes: Mele Murals

    CAAMFest @ OMCA

    Oakland Museum of California
    March 18, 2016 5:00 pm

    Precedes:
    Mele Murals

    Oakland Museum of California
    March 18, 2016 7:00 pm At Rush

    Precedes:
    Mele Murals

    New People Cinema
    March 19, 2016 12:10 pm Not Available


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    Closing Night Party

    EVENTS
    Join CAAM as we raise a glass to the past 11 days of film, music and food at SomaR Bar. Sponsored by AARP.

    Preceded by: Right Footed

    Closing Night Party

    SomaR Bar
    March 20, 2016 9:00 pm Not Available

    Preceded By:
    Right Footed

    New Parkway Theater
    March 20, 2016 7:00 pm Not Available

    Preceded By:
    Right Footed

    New Parkway Theater
    March 20, 2016 7:30 pm Not Available