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140 LBS: HOW BEAUTY KILLED MY MOTHER

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140 LBS: HOW BEAUTY KILLED MY MOTHER

Award-winning playwright and activist Susan Lieu brings to light the tragic story of her mother’s unexpected death. Sifting…
New Directions

A CONVERSATION WITH ARTIST AND FILMMAKER TINA TAKEMOTO

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A CONVERSATION WITH ARTIST AND FILMMAKER TINA TAKEMOTO

Join us for a lively conversation with award-winning Artist/Filmmaker, Tina Takemoto. With two films (SWORDED LOVE and WAYWARD…
Special Presentations

A CONVERSATION WITH NICHOLE BLOOM FROM SUPERSTORE

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A CONVERSATION WITH NICHOLE BLOOM FROM SUPERSTORE

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), in partnership with NBCUniversal, present “A Conversation with Nichole Bloom from…
Special Presentations

AAM: VALERIE SOE AND KRISTINA WONG EVENT

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AAM: VALERIE SOE AND KRISTINA WONG EVENT

A mélange of Valerie Soe’s groundbreaking feminist short films, along with special guest, comedian, and performance artist, Kristina…
Shorts

ALTERED STATES SHORTS

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ALTERED STATES SHORTS

All seems well and good then you realize a creepy man-sized bunny is staring at you. What do…
Documentaries

ALTERNATIVE FACTS: THE LIES OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066

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ALTERNATIVE FACTS: THE LIES OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 9066

Directed by Jon Osaki, Megumi Nishikura
ALTERNATIVE FACTS highlights the racism and political maneuvering behind Executive Order 9066 that led to the World War…
COMCAST Narratives

BABYSPLITTERS

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BABYSPLITTERS

Directed by Sam Friedlander
BABYSPLITTERS takes the sharing economy to its conceptual extreme - literally. Danny Pudi and Emily Chang undergo hilarious…
Documentaries

BEI BEI

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BEI BEI

Directed by Marion Lipschutz, Rose Rosenblatt
Inside the criminal defense of Bei Bei Shuai, an Indiana resident charged with murder after attempting suicide while…
Special Presentations

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

From writer/director/producer Gurinder Chadha (“Bend It Like Beckham”) comes the inspirational drama “Blinded by the Light,” set to…
Galas

CHINATOWN RISING

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CHINATOWN RISING

Directed by Harry Chuck, Josh Chuck
CHINATOWN RISING, directed by Bay Area natives Harry and Josh Chuck, is a love letter to San Francisco’s…
COMCAST Narratives

DEMOLITION GIRL

Film

DEMOLITION GIRL

Directed by Genta Matsugami
A high school girl supports her unemployed family in an unusual way — as a performer in fetish…
New Directions

DIRECTIONS IN SOUND

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DIRECTIONS IN SOUND

From hip-hop to future beats, indie rock and global rhythms, Directions in Sound is CAAMFest’s premier music showcase…