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DRIVE-IN FILMS

Drive In Day 1: Opening Night Presentation of TRY HARDER!

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Drive In Day 1: Opening Night Presentation of TRY HARDER!

On Day 1, we open our festival with two screenings of Debbie Lum's outstanding documentary, TRY HARDER!
DRIVE-IN FILMS

Drive In Day 2: Celebration of Filipino American Stories *Sold Out*

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Drive In Day 2: Celebration of Filipino American Stories *Sold Out*

On day 2 of CAAMFest, we are back at Fort Mason FLIX for an evening celebration Filipino American…
DRIVE-IN FILMS

Drive In Day 3: Hong Kong Cinema Showcase

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Drive In Day 3: Hong Kong Cinema Showcase

On our last day at Fort Mason FLIX, we are thrilled to showcase classic and contemporary Hong Kong…

DISTANT LEARNING

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DISTANT LEARNING

Directed by Elena GK Rapu, Sergio M. Rapu
A Rapanui filmmaker and father living in the American Midwest never imagined he would lose his ability to…
Shorts Programs

DON’T SCREAM SHORTS

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DON’T SCREAM SHORTS

Don't scream... or the monster lurking in the shadows might find you. In this terrifying shorts program, these…
Narratives

DRIVE ALL NIGHT

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DRIVE ALL NIGHT

Directed by Peter Hsieh
Dave’s stagnant life as a taxi driver is restarted when he meets Cara, a pro gamer, who’s being…

DRIVING WITH THE TOP DOWN

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DRIVING WITH THE TOP DOWN

Directed by Edward Gunawan
DRIVING WITH THE TOP DOWN, a touching film by filmmaker Edward Gunawan explores his family's intergenerational trauma and…

DUET

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DUET

Directed by Shae Xu
In this sensual and dream-like film, an unspoken romance inevitably resurfaces when a high school music teacher meets…

ELLA JAY BASCO’S GOLD FEATURING RUBY IBARRA

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ELLA JAY BASCO’S GOLD FEATURING RUBY IBARRA

Directed by Leslie Alejandro
CAAMFest is thrilled to showcase GOLD, the brand new music video by Ella Jay Basco, featuring CAAMFest Alum...

F1-100

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F1-100

Directed by Emory Chao Johnson
Art, animation, archival footage, and digital video are interwoven in this transnational meditation through time and space of…

FAMILY INGREDIENTS

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FAMILY INGREDIENTS

Directed by Ty Sanga
Family Ingredients follows a beloved food memory or family recipe from a Hawaiʻi home to its origin.
CAAM Filmmaker Summit Collaboration Edition

SESSION 1: HAVING ONE’S BACK: MENTORSHIP WITHIN THE DOCUMENTARY COMMUNITY

Special Event

SESSION 1: HAVING ONE’S BACK: MENTORSHIP WITHIN THE DOCUMENTARY COMMUNITY

CAAM 2021 Fellows, in conversation with their mentors, discuss what it means to start out as an Asian…
CAAM Filmmaker Summit Collaboration Edition

SESSION 2: CAAM FILMMAKER SUMMIT AND BEYOND RESILIENCE: MORE THAN ONE LENS

Special Event

SESSION 2: CAAM FILMMAKER SUMMIT AND BEYOND RESILIENCE: MORE THAN ONE LENS

Firelight Media presents Beyond Resilience, a series of online screenings, essays, and curated conversations that explore the challenges,…

FITNESS! OR A STORY ABOUT SWEAT

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FITNESS! OR A STORY ABOUT SWEAT

Directed by Kana Hatakeyama
Filmmaker and Actor Kana Hatakeyama (OKAASAN) is back at CAAMFest with a new vibrant and hilarious story about…

FRESH PEACHES

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FRESH PEACHES

Directed by Lana Nguyen
Circa 1977. When his grandmother is falsely accused of stealing a tube of lipstick, a Vietnamese boy named…
Shorts Programs

CROSSCURRENTS SHORTS

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CROSSCURRENTS SHORTS

Growing up can be hard and for the characters in this fabulous and energetic shorts program, the struggle…

HAPPY TOGETHER

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HAPPY TOGETHER

Directed by Wong Kar-Wai
On the cusp of it’s 25th anniversary, CAAMFest is thrilled to bring HAPPY TOGETHER, one of Wong Kar-Wai’s...

HAVE YOU EATEN?

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HAVE YOU EATEN?

Directed by Lina Li
While quarantining at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, filmmaker Lina Li documents her mother preparing a meal, while…