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Special Presentations

Special Presentations

A CONVERSATION WITH NICHOLE BLOOM FROM SUPERSTORE

Special Event

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

Special Event

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…
Special Presentations

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

Film

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

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

THE JOY LUCK CLUB

Film

THE JOY LUCK CLUB

Directed by Wayne Wang
Come join us as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of THE JOY LUCK CLUB, one of the most…
Special Presentations

LEITIS IN WAITING

Film

LEITIS IN WAITING

Directed by Dean Hamer, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Joe Wilson
Join us as we celebrate the Oakland premiere of LEITIS IN WAITING, an award winning documentary that tells…
Special Presentations

LOOK BACK: JEFF ADACHI

Special Event

LOOK BACK: JEFF ADACHI

Please join CAAMFest as we honor and celebrate the life of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, with…
Special Presentations

LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN

Film

LOVE BOAT: TAIWAN

Directed by Valerie Soe
Fearless, inventive and outspoken are a few words to describe CAAMFest37 Spotlight Honoree Valerie Soe. From the 80’s…
Special Presentations

STILL HUMAN

Film

STILL HUMAN

Directed by Oliver Siu Kuen Chan
Offering a glimpse of the challenges facing overseas domestic workers in Hong Kong’s projects, Oliver Siu Kuen Chan’s…
Special Presentations

THE DRAGON PAINTER WITH LIVE SCORE BY GOH NAKAMURA

Film

THE DRAGON PAINTER WITH LIVE SCORE BY GOH NAKAMURA

Directed by William Worthington
One of the first Asian American films in history, THE DRAGON PAINTER is a dreamy and surreal romance…
Special Presentations

THE LAST STITCH

Film

THE LAST STITCH

Directed by Alfred Sung
Director Alfred Sung spotlights his own family in THE LAST STITCH, an affectionate look at Hong Kong immigrants…
Special Presentations

THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR

Film

THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR

Directed by Ry Russo-Young
A modern-day story about finding love against all odds, “The Sun Is Also a Star” explores whether our…
Special Presentations

WE GON’ BE ALRIGHT

Film

WE GON’ BE ALRIGHT

Directed by Bao Nguyen
“We Gon’ Be Alright” is a series that explores the new dimensions of racial resegregation in the United…