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13 MILES FOR TOILET PAPER

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13 MILES FOR TOILET PAPER

Directed by Chalisa Phiboolsook
When filmmaker Chalisa Phiboolsook’s half marathon was cancelled due the COVID 19, she didn’t didn’t let that stop…

OFF DUTY

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OFF DUTY

Directed by Shetal Shah
During a quiet afternoon, a Muslim American woman’s life is interrupted when she meets a pregnant homeless woman.…

83 AND ALONE

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83 AND ALONE

Directed by Alina Peng, Charles Zhang
Bhutan is one of the world’s two carbon-negative countries. But, sandwiched between carbon-emitting giants China and India, it…

CAAMFEST ON-DEMAND TEST VIDEO

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CAAMFEST ON-DEMAND TEST VIDEO

Hello CAAMFest audience! This is a test page for you to check out your system.

AFTERIMAGES

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AFTERIMAGES

Directed by Bryan Sih
In this tense and emotional visionary short film by multimedia artist, Bryan Sih, a father and his son…

AMY TAN: UNINTENDED MEMOIR

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AMY TAN: UNINTENDED MEMOIR

Directed by Jamie Redford
A deep glimpse is given into the life and work of one of the most renowned Asian American…
Shorts Programs

AT THE DINNER TABLE SHORTS

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AT THE DINNER TABLE SHORTS

Food brings families and communities together. AT THE DINNER TABLE showcases the power of food in our lives,…
Documentaries

BECAUSE WE ARE GIRLS w/ HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ME?

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BECAUSE WE ARE GIRLS w/ HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ME?

Directed by Baljit Sangra
A heartbreaking secret emerges for an Indo-Candian family: a relative sexually abused three of the sisters for years.

BETTER DAYS

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BETTER DAYS

Directed by Derek Tsang
Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the 2021 Academy Awards, BETTER DAYS is a knock-out film by filmmaker...

BUT YOU’RE NOT BLACK

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BUT YOU’RE NOT BLACK

Directed by Danielle Ayow
“A Chinese-Caribbean-Canadian woman, driven by people’s inability to separate her skin colour from her culture, tries to own...
Panels & Conversations

CAAM CONVERSATION: FOOD AND COMMUNITY

Special Event

CAAM CONVERSATION: FOOD AND COMMUNITY

Join us for a free live conversation with culinary entrepreneurs and community leaders, Chef Tu David Phu and…

CHÁ SĪ / CHASM

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CHÁ SĪ / CHASM

Directed by Waeli Wang
An experimental screendance in collaboration with performers  Katie Huang and Samantha Lin exploring duality, transcontinental passage, and fragmented...

CHIMERA

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CHIMERA

Directed by Eileen Yoon
In Filmmaker Eileen Yoon’s stunning film, CHIMERA, present day moments in New York lead Ayeon to reflect on…

CHINATOWN PRETTY

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CHINATOWN PRETTY

Directed by Roy Chan
In San Francisco, Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC) is using storytelling and arts projects highlighting the lived experiences...

CITRIC ACID

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CITRIC ACID

Directed by Elenie Chung
In this powerful and dream-like film, Aino and Yu Xing are two best friends and working fine artists.

CLUB QUARANTINE

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CLUB QUARANTINE

Directed by Aurora Brachman
Every night during the Covid-19 lockdown, hundreds of people from around the world gather in a massive queer…

COVID AND WHO I AM NOW

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COVID AND WHO I AM NOW

Directed by Diana Dai
In this powerful and emotional short documentary, Mary, a young Chinese Canadian medical student is attacked during the…

DANNY, DANNY

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DANNY, DANNY

Directed by Huan Cheng
It is in the silent spaces of our lives that we often wrestle with ourselves. Follow the solitary…