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AND SHE COULD BE NEXT

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AND SHE COULD BE NEXT

Directed by Grace Lee, Marjan Safinia
A documentary mini-series about women of color as political candidates and organizers who seek to expand the electorate,…
Shorts

AWAKEN

Film

AWAKEN

Directed by Leena Pendharkar
Awaken is a short film about RAKHI SINGH, who has recently put her mom, UMA SINGH, into a…
Industry

Filmmaker Summit Happy Hour Hangout, Day 1: Behind the Scenes with the Asian Americans series

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Filmmaker Summit Happy Hour Hangout, Day 1: Behind the Scenes with the Asian Americans series

Join the team of producers from the seminal PBS series ASIAN AMERICANS to talk about their experience working…
Industry

Filmmaker Summit Happy Hour Hangout, Day 2: The Documentary Industry Responds to COVID-19

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Filmmaker Summit Happy Hour Hangout, Day 2: The Documentary Industry Responds to COVID-19

Join Sundance, IDA, ITVS, BGDM, Firelight & A-Doc for an informal chat about how the film industry and…
Industry

Filmmaker Summit Session 1: Filmmaking in the time of COVID-19

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Filmmaker Summit Session 1: Filmmaking in the time of COVID-19

Independent filmmakers, producers & film festivals are all used to working within limitations or constraints and the arrival…
Industry

Filmmaker Summit Session 2: Personal Narratives in Documentary

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Filmmaker Summit Session 2: Personal Narratives in Documentary

Filmmakers and Mentors Grace Lee and Senain Kheshgi in conversation with Fellows Anula Shetty and Jude Chehab and…
Industry

Filmmaker Summit Session 3: Documentary Story Development & Process

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Filmmaker Summit Session 3: Documentary Story Development & Process

The process of documentary filmmaking, particularly ones that are character driven and primarily verite bring with them unique…
Industry

Filmmaker Summit Session 4: Grant Writing Workshop

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Filmmaker Summit Session 4: Grant Writing Workshop

In the Grant Writing Master Class, IDA’s Program Officer Dana Merwin outlines the multi-faceted grant-writing process for documentary…
Special Presentation

COOKIE TIME! with Baker Jasmine Cho

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COOKIE TIME! with Baker Jasmine Cho

Baker Jasmine Cho can satisfy a sweet tooth and a hunger for knowledge of Asian American history and…
Documentaries

FIRST VOTE

Film

FIRST VOTE

Directed by Yi Chen
FIRST VOTE is a rare long-form look at Asian American passions on both sides of the political divide…
Gala Presentation

CLOSING NIGHT: FRUIT FLY (10th Anniversary, New Sing-A-Long Version!)

Film

CLOSING NIGHT: FRUIT FLY (10th Anniversary, New Sing-A-Long Version!)

Directed by H.P. Mendoza
CAAMFest Online: Heritage at Home is thrilled to close our May festival with the 10th anniversary showcase of…
Shorts

I’M OKAY (AND NEITHER ARE YOU)

Film

I’M OKAY (AND NEITHER ARE YOU)

Directed by Drama del Rosario
In the year after filmmaker Drama Del Rosario (Loni Ding Award recipient, CAAMFest 37) was sexually assaulted, he…
Special Presentation

Spotlight Conversation: Filmmaker Alice Wu

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Spotlight Conversation: Filmmaker Alice Wu

A special conversation with CAAMFest Online Spotlight Honoree: Director Alice Wu.
Shorts

MOTHER TONGUE

Film

MOTHER TONGUE

Directed by Eris Qian
A second-generation Chinese American woman pieces together the memory of her mother's last days when her mother had…
Party

OPENING NIGHT (HOUSE) PARTY

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OPENING NIGHT (HOUSE) PARTY

After our Opening Night presentation of I WILL MAKE YOU MINE, join us as we celebrate the start…
Gala Presentation

OPENING NIGHT: I WILL MAKE YOU MINE

Film

OPENING NIGHT: I WILL MAKE YOU MINE

Directed by Lynn Chen
Singer-songwriter turned customer service representative Goh Nakamura returns to Los Angeles, running headlong into a cascade of women…

ROOTS & WINGS: YANA GILBUENA

Film

ROOTS & WINGS: YANA GILBUENA

ROOTS AND WINGS is a new food documentary series that profiles women of color chefs.

TAKAHASHI MARKET: SINCE 1906

Film

TAKAHASHI MARKET: SINCE 1906

Directed by Royce Akifumi Wilmot
A day in the life of an historic Japanese-American market based in San Mateo.

THE FOOD HISTORIAN

Film

THE FOOD HISTORIAN

Directed by Manjula Varghese
Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik uses food to tell the stories of migration. She is an artist, writer, educator that…
Special Presentation

THE HALF OF IT WATCH PARTY!

Special Event

THE HALF OF IT WATCH PARTY!

Join us as we watch CAAMFest Online: Heritage at Home Spotlight Honoree, Alice Wu’s new feature film on...