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CAAMFest 2016

All Films & Events

  1. Colma: The Musical

    Richard Wong / SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS / USA / 2006 / Narrative / 113 mins
    We mark H.P. Mendoza’s 10-year anniversary of his seminal ground-breaking film, COLMA: THE MUSICAL (written by and starring the Bay Area auteur himself), with an interactive showcase. Join us as we reunite many of the cast and crew with once-in-a-lifetime live performances and a raucous, profanity-laced sing-a-long!
    Colma: The Musical

    Alamo Drafthouse
    March 13, 2016 3:00 pm Not Available

  2. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Changing the Channel on Gender Roles

    Typecasting has been the bane of existence for many Asian American actors when it comes to finding quality roles. Asian American women are typically reduced to being sexual objects while men are excluded from romantic opportunities, stripping away countless other layers. Chat with CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND'S Vincent Rodriquez III and Vella Lovell to discuss the gradually changing landscape for gender roles and what they hope the future holds.
    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Changing the Channel on Gender Roles

    Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
    March 13, 2016 6:30 pm Not Available

  3. Crush the Skull

    Viet Nguyen / NARRATIVE / USA / 2015 / Comedy, Horror, Narrative / 80 mins
    Hapless criminals Ollie and Blair attempt to pull off a seemingly easy heist, but end up in a hilariously life-threatening situation. CRUSH THE SKULL is a comedic horror-thriller of unexpected twists and calculated turns that takes a couple of master thieves on the ride of their lives.
    Crush the Skull

    Alamo Drafthouse
    March 12, 2016 6:40 pm At Rush

    Crush the Skull

    New Parkway Theater
    March 20, 2016 1:00 pm Not Available

  4. Daze of Justice

    Michael Siv / GALA PRESENTATIONS / USA / 2015 / Bay Area Connection, Documentary, Social Issue / 69 mins
    Making its world premiere at CAAMFest 2016, Bay Area filmmaker Michael Siv’s DAZE OF JUSTICE follows Khmer Rouge survivors from California to Cambodia. Seeking justice in court for genocide and decades of trauma, their journey sheds light on a painful history and surprises with unexpected redemption.
    Daze of Justice

    Alamo Drafthouse
    March 12, 2016 3:00 pm At Rush

  5. Directions in Sound: Korean Showcase

    Our Korean showcase is back by popular demand, featuring international groups dripping with rhythmic and vocal talents for your listening pleasure! Raise your arms, close your eyes and feast on the electro-synth, grunge-filled atmosphere pulsing through this unforgettable experience!
    Directions in Sound: Korean Showcase

    Gray Area Foundation for the Arts
    March 11, 2016 9:00 pm Not Available

  6. Drawing the Tiger

    Amy Benson, Scott Squire and Ramyata Limbu / DOCUMENTARY / Nepal / 2015 / Documentary / 97 mins
    DRAWING THE TIGER observes a rural Nepali family over seven years in an immersive tableau of the human experience. Even the filmmakers themselves couldn’t have foreseen how a hopeful story of a teenage girl winning a big city scholarship could lead to the Darnal family eventually being overturned by tragedy.
    Drawing the Tiger

    Roxie Theatre
    March 11, 2016 7:30 pm Not Available

  7. Everything Will Be

    Julia Kwan / SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS / Canada / 2014 / 90 mins
    Vancouver's Chinatown was once rich in culture and diversity. As more of its heritage is traded in for new trends, the history of this storied neighborhood is getting pushed aside. Award-winning director Julia Kwan captures these moments in flux as the fate of this community unfolds.
    Everything Will Be

    City College of San Francisco-Chinatown/North Beach Campus
    March 12, 2016 2:00 pm Not Available

  8. Family Ingredients

    Ty Sanga / SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS, CAAMFEAST / USA / 2015 / 60 mins
    There are two things that are unshakable in Hawaiian culture: food and family. Embark on a culinary journey with chef Ed Kenney as he explores the traditional Hawaiian foods poi (a paste-like dish made from taro) and pipikaula (salted dried beef) and how they have influenced culture in Hawaii.
    Family Ingredients

    Roxie Theatre
    March 13, 2016 2:30 pm Not Available

  9. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

    Justin Lin / SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS / Japan, USA / 2006 / Action, Narrative / 105 mins
    Buckle up for the 10th anniversary of the biggest thematic departure in THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS franchise, TOKYO DRIFT. Troubled American teen Sean discovers high-octane Tokyo street racing, and things get complicated when he falls for his rival’s girlfriend. Starring Sung Kang, who also appears in PALI ROAD.
    The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

    Alamo Drafthouse
    March 13, 2016 9:40 pm Not Available

  10. Festival Social Club x Kollaboration SF

    Rub elbows with filmmakers, artists and fellow attendees at the official CAAMFest after-party! It’s the place to see and be seen.
    Festival Social Club X Kollaboration SF

    Slate Bar
    March 12, 2016 9:00 pm Not Available