All Films & Events

Special Presentations

EATING UP EASTER

Film

EATING UP EASTER

Directed by Sergio Mata‘u Rapu
Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, is under economic and ecological threat. Sergio Rapu follows stalwart, outspoken indigenous defenders…
COMCAST Narratives

EMPTY BY DESIGN

Film

EMPTY BY DESIGN

Directed by Andrea A. Walter
Two strangers rediscover the Philippines after life abroad, finding both familiarity and detachment in their journeys. As they…
Documentaries

FINDING THE VIRGO

Film

FINDING THE VIRGO

Directed by Barre Fong
Nearly 40 years ago, Lauren Vuong and her fam- ily were rescued from the South China Sea by…
Special Presentations

FIRST PERSON PLURAL

Film

FIRST PERSON PLURAL

Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
In 1966, Deann Borshay Liem was adopted by an American family and was sent from Korea to her…
Shorts

FLIP THE SCRIPT SHORTS

Program

FLIP THE SCRIPT SHORTS

From Daly City to the Philippines, this vibrant collection of films celebrates the fearless creativity and dis- tinct…
Shorts

FOLLOW ME SHORTS

Program

FOLLOW ME SHORTS

If a tree falls in a forest, but no one Instagrams it, does it matter? Social media has…
Galas, Special Presentations

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

Film

GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP

Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
GEOGRAPHIES OF KINSHIP traces the legacy of war and political upheaval on vulnerable members of a traditionally patriarchal…
COMCAST Narratives

GO BACK TO CHINA

Film

GO BACK TO CHINA

Directed by Emily Ting
Trust fund princess Sasha lives on daddy’sbankroll, so any disturbance to the filial order means goodbye credit cards…
New Directions

GOLDTHREAD

Special Event

GOLDTHREAD

CAAMFest and Gold Thread are pleased to bring you a selection of videos celebrating Chinese food and the…
COMCAST Narratives

HAPPY CLEANERS

Film

HAPPY CLEANERS

Directed by Julian Kim, Peter S. Lee
Grab a seat at the Choi's dinner table for an intergenerational, international culture clash. A Korean American family…
Shorts

HBO APA Visionaries

Program

HBO APA Visionaries

CAAM is thrilled to partner with HBO and their annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries Competition. This short film…
COMCAST Narratives

IN THE LIFE OF MUSIC

Film

IN THE LIFE OF MUSIC

Directed by Caylee Sol, Sok Visal
IN THE LIFE OF MUSIC tells the story of how one song, “Champa Battambang,” made famous by Sinn…