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  1. Drawn Together

    Harleen Singh / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2017 / Documentary / 52 mins
    What comes to mind when you think of a superhero? In this new documentary, a trio of comics creators from diverse backgrounds work to make a mark with stories featuring women and people of color in an industry that is often hesitant to embrace change.
    Drawn Together

    Asian Art Museum
    May 17, 2018 7:00 pm Not Available

  2. Eat a Bowl of Tea

    Wayne Wang / Narratives / USA / 1989 / 86 mins
    On the cusp of its 30th anniversary, master filmmaker Wayne Wang’s EAT A BOWL OF TEA continues to charm audiences with humor and soul. In this rare director’s cut, Wang’s landmark Asian American feature explores the harsh realities of Chinese immigrants in the 1940s and reminds us of the pioneers and everyday heroes who paved the way for newer generations.
    Eat a Bowl of Tea

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 12, 2018 2:30 pm Not Available

  3. Family Pictures USA: Detroit Is The Future and It’s Okay!

    Thomas Allen Harris / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2018 / 90 mins
    Photo albums are portals to rich, diverse stories in Detroit, MI, in the pilot episode of this CAAM-co-produced PBS series and transmedia project. Host/director Thomas Allen Harris traverses America’s cities and neighborhoods, exploring personal moments, shared experiences, and family connections found through captured photographic memories, while extracting universal elements of humanity.

    Preceded by: CAAMFest at OMCA

    Family Pictures USA: Detroit Is The Future and It’s Okay!

    Oakland Museum of California (OMCA)
    May 18, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

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    CAAMFest at OMCA

    Oakland Museum of California (OMCA)
    May 18, 2018 5:00 pm

  4. Fiction and Other Realities

    Steve Lee & Bobby Choy / Music & Live Performances / USA / 2018 / Narrative / 82 mins
    Singer-songwriter Big Phony makes his directorial debut with this intimate, semi-biographical musical drama. Bobby, a struggling Korean American singer-songwriter, is suddenly given an opportunity to be a roadie for his best friend’s band on a world tour. Arriving in Seoul, a “land where everyone looks like him,” he ditches the band and searches for meaning in his life.
    Fiction and Other Realities

    New People Cinema
    May 11, 2018 7:40 pm At Rush

    Fiction and Other Realities

    New People Cinema
    May 11, 2018 10:00 pm Not Available

  5. First Kitchen: Bloodline with Chef Tu David Phu

    James Q. Chan / Food / USA / 2018 / 15 mins
    A sneak-preview of BLOODLINE, directed by CAAMFest alumnus James Q. Chan and featuring chef Tu David Phu (Top Chef 15 and SF Chronicle Rising Star 2017). This vibrant, personal film about food, family and creativity is the premiere episode of the new documentary food series, FIRST KITCHEN. Join us for this special launch-event featuring a film screening and specially crafted selection of appetizers (“street bites") curated by Phu and our host venue Black Cat, as well as an opportunity to meet director Chan, series creator and executive producer Santhosh Daniel, and Phu (who also co-executive producer of the series). Ticket holders will receive a discount to Black Cat’s live jazz performance immediately following the FIRST KITCHEN event—check the Black Cat calendar for artist details (!
    First Kitchen: Bloodline with Chef Tu David Phu

    Black Cat
    May 20, 2018 5:00 pm Not Available

  6. Flip The Record

    Marie Jamora / Shorts / USA / 2016 / Short / 15 mins
    Tired of conforming to what is expected, 14-year-old Vanessa dares to break the mold by learning the art of turntablism behind her older brother’s back. Set in the early 1980s in the era of hip-hop’s game-changing influence within the Filipino American community, FLIP THE RECORD is a coming-of-age story about a teenager realizing that in order to “flip” the narrative, you must dare to play to the sound of your own beat.
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    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 13, 2018 6:40 pm Not Available

  7. Floating Light

    Natalie Murao / Shorts / Canada / 2017 / 12 mins
    Two young sisters return early from summer camp and are immediately dropped in the middle of their grandfather’s funeral. Shaken up by the passing of a close family member, the girls must navigate the grief of loss, the acceptance of death, and the wonder of the beyond.
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    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 11, 2018 5:10 pm Not Available

  8. Futbolistas 4 Life

    Jun Stinson / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2018 / 39 mins
    FUTBOLISTAS 4 LIFE follows two young soccer players from immigrant families in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood on an inspiring and surprising journey toward adulthood — a timely film during debates over immigration and a moving portrait of resiliency and hope.
    Futbolistas 4 Life

    Piedmont Theatre
    May 22, 2018 6:30 pm Not Available

  9. Go For Broke: An Origin Story

    Alexander Bocchieri / Narratives / USA / 2017 / 104 mins
    Before the 442nd and 100th infantry became two of the most decorated military units in history, the young Japanese American men faced jarring discrimination at home. GO FOR BROKE: AN ORIGIN STORY provides insight into the inspiring lives of the men who fought to prove themselves to their country.
    Go For Broke: An Origin Story

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 13, 2018 12:30 pm Not Available

    Go For Broke: An Origin Story

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 14, 2018 6:30 pm Not Available

  10. Golden Swallow

    Chang Cheh / Special Presentations / Hong Kong / 1968 / 104 mins
    Continuing the saga of Golden Swallow from COME DRINK WITH ME, Chang Cheh centers this sequel upon a love triangle with a cutthroat philosophical dilemma. As Golden Swallow trains peacefully with Iron Whip, her old beau, Silver Roc, impersonates her while killing evil gangsters to get her attention.
    Golden Swallow

    AMC Kabuki 8
    May 15, 2018 9:00 pm Not Available