From an intimate portrait of a 105-year old living artistic treasure and the epic romance of Jackie Chan's real-life parents, to the stories of resilience of Khmer Rouge survivors and the world's only armless airplane pilot, this year's Gala Presentations celebrate the cultural accomplishments and bring to light the generational struggles of the Asian and Asian American experience.
Join in the conversation with MASTER OF NONE'S Alan Yang and Kelvin Yu, and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND'S Vincent Rodriguez III. Celebrate the 21st-century Asian American in Media - welcome to the new normal.
Featuring emerging and cutting-edge musicians, Directions in Sound exposes Bay Area audiences to innovative artists from the underground music scene. Directions in Sound continues this year to include music-centric films paired with special live performances from Korea and the Bay Area.
Come experience CAAMFeast, a tantalizing new pairing of food- centric films. From examining the making of Sake to exploring the contributions Asian Americans have made to the nation’s culinary landscape, this year's CAAMFeast is sure to satisfy.
The Documentary Competition unearths stories from a variety of times and places, ranging from a San Francisco neighborhood to the hills of Laos. These films shed light on trying moments in history, communities celebrating culture and efforts to make life better for future generations.
This year’s Shorts program is a buffet of tasty morsels that range from stories of American identity, life in the schoolyard and family ties to LGBTQ expression, complicated relationships and thinking outside of space and time. Get ready for a feast of the senses!