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CAAMFest2018

CAAMunity Screenings

CAAM is thrilled to partner with esteemed media, arts and nonprofit organizations to bring you CAAMunity, an exciting group of events that highlights our diverse communities through enlightening film programs, moving live performances, and memorable conversations.


  1. 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.
    Bambi

    Walt Disney Family Museum
    May 11, 2018 4:00 pm Tickets available at http://www.waltdisney.org/education/films/special-film-screening-bambi-1942


  2. 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 Event is free with admission to the Asian Art Museum


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

    Thomas Allen Harris / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2018 / 30 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

    Preceded By:
    CAAMFest at OMCA

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


  4. 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 Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  5. Halfway Home: Asian American Art in the Central Valley

    Steve Arounsack / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2018 / 27 mins
    Spotlighting four artists living and working in California’s Central Valley, this CAAM co-produced project is an affirmation of the cultural and artistic practices Asian American communities are often forced to shed through processes of immigration and assimilation.
    Halfway Home: Asian American Art in the Central Valley

    Oakland Asian Cultural Center
    May 19, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets


  6. Power in Unity

    James Q. Chan / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2017 / 32 mins
    San Francisco’s high-flying economy comes at the cost to low-income residents. Many longtime, immigrant, communities are being displaced by profit-driven developers, but Chinese seniors in Chinatown find renewed spirit as they fight the injustice by organizing and building coalitions with the Community Tenants Association.

    Preceded by: Chinatown, Liminal Space/Crossings

    Power in Unity

    San Francisco Public Library
    May 23, 2018 6:30 pm Free


  7. The State of the Art with David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori

    CAAMunity Screenings
    Two of theater’s most unique and contemporary artists join us in a conversation about creating, collaborating, and the genesis of their exciting new work, SOFT POWER. They provide a rare peek behind the curtain that will show us what it really takes to get plays and musicals from idea to opening night. SHOW & TELL is hosted in partnership with the Curran Theatre in San Francisco in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
    The State of the Art with David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori

    Curran Theater
    May 17, 2018 7:00 pm Tickets available at https://sfcurran.com/get-tickets/?page=event&eventId=10001


  8. This Close

    Andrew Ahn / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2017 / 27 mins
    This series follows the friendship between Kate and Michael, who are deaf, as they balance their personal lives and careers. Recently engaged, Kate struggles to find opportunities to grow in her career, while Michael attempts to get over a broken heart. THIS CLOSE tells a story about who we turn to feel understood. This Close is co-produced by the Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University and the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
    This Close

    LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    May 22, 2018 7:00 pm Event is free with RSVP: http://www.superfestfilm.com/this-close