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  1. Aunt Lily’s Flower Book

    Brenda Wong Aoki / Gala Presentations / USA / 2018
    Bay Area storyteller and activist Brenda Wong Aoki presents AUNT LILY’S FLOWER BOOK: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF LEGALIZED RACISM. A live performance set to music by Emmy Award-winning composer Mark Izu and koto master Shoko Hikage, Wong Aoki takes the audience through a tale of family secrets and resilience in the face of discrimination. A Power of Personal Story talk before the show will be led by psychologist and filmmaker Satsuki Ina and CAAM Executive Director Stephen Gong.
    Aunt Lily’s Flower Book

    Herbst Theatre
    May 24, 2018 7:00 pm Not Available

  2. Bambi (In Celebration of Tyrus Wong)

    David Hand / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 1942 / Animation / 70 mins
    Join CAAM and the Walt Disney Family Museum for a special screening of BAMBI, in celebration of the Disney artist Tyrus Wong. Wong had an incredible gift for evoking feeling in his art, and Walt Disney saw the talent in him. Wong’s work as a concept artist on BAMBI can be seen in this iconic Disney film.

    Walt Disney Family Museum
    May 11, 2018 4:00 pm Tickets available at

  3. The Band’s New Stage

    Takeshi Tanaka / Shorts / Japan / 2017 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 25 mins
    Believing that the residents of Oki Islands are uninformed about current music trends, Aoki promotes WWW, his no-name band, as a famous group from Tokyo. When the islanders welcome WWW with nothing but kindness, Aoki is determined to have his best performance yet.
    Plays In:

    New People Cinema
    May 13, 2018 9:15 pm Not Available

  4. Bitter Melon

    H.P. Mendoza / Gala Presentations / USA / 2017 / Narrative / 110 mins
    BITTER MELON is a tragicomedy from San Francisco filmmaker H.P. Mendoza that follows a family’s attempts to right their wrongs, resulting in the discovery of many unsavory truths. The dark, quirky revenge comedy turns into an exercise in empathy and exploration of family cycles. This is the film's world premiere.
    Bitter Melon

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 12, 2018 6:50 pm Not Available

    Bitter Melon

    Roxie Theater
    May 19, 2018 7:30 pm Not Available

    Bitter Melon

    Piedmont Theatre
    May 23, 2018 6:30 pm Not Available

  5. Centenarian

    Clifford Miu / Shorts / Canada / 2017 / Short / 5 mins
    After his last friend passes away, a 104-year-old grandfather shares thoughts on life with his filmmaker grandson.
    Plays In:

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 13, 2018 8:40 pm Not Available

  6. Chinatown

    Chet Canlas / Shorts / USA / 2017 / 3 mins
    Created by the Manilatown Heritage Foundation, CHINATOWN is a poetic portrait of the evolving neighborhood. This film is the winner of the inaugural Autumn Moon Festival Film Contest.

    Precedes: Power in Unity

    Power in Unity

    San Francisco Public Library
    May 23, 2018 6:30 pm Not Available

  7. Come and Take It

    PJ Raval & Ellen Spiro / Shorts / USA / 2018 / Short / 24 mins
    Jessica Jin combats an absurd Texas gun law with even more absurdity, taking #CocksNotGlocks from Twitter to the University of Texas campus. But her irreverent protest could have serious consequences in her heavily-armed state.
    Plays In:

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 13, 2018 4:30 pm Not Available

  8. Come Drink With Me

    King Hu / Special Presentations / Hong Kong / 1966 / 90 mins
    In the film that revolutionized the wuxia genre, a gang of bandits battle against a mysterious swordswoman, Golden Swallow, while a drunken master combats his long time foe. With poisoned darts and slicing bloodshed, COME DRINK WITH ME set the stage for the dance-like martial arts choreography we know today.
    Come Drink With Me

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 14, 2018 9:00 pm Not Available

  9. Dead Pigs

    Cathy Yan / Narratives / China / 2017 / 130 mins
    The lives of five eccentric social climbers dance and then collide, while a bevy of mysterious pig corpses float lazily towards Shanghai in director Cathy Yan's offbeat and effervescent debut film. With a dazzling ensemble cast and quirky arthouse appeal, DEAD PIGS is a sharply observed portrait of rapidly-changing China.
    Dead Pigs

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 13, 2018 8:50 pm Not Available

    Dead Pigs

    Roxie Theater
    May 20, 2018 12:30 pm Not Available

  10. Decoding DarkMatter

    Crystal Waterton / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Documentary, Short / 22 mins
    Just like how dark matter can only be understood by the way it impacts the gravity of surrounding objects, the Indian American poetry duo of the same name aspire to do something just like it. Directed by Crystal Waterton, DECODING DARKMATTER follows poets, Janani and Alok on their mission to breakdown boundaries and express the undiscussed realities experienced by the transgender and non-binary community.
    Plays In:

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 15, 2018 8:50 pm Not Available