Genre

Coming of Age Stories

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...

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…

HIGH STRUNG

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HIGH STRUNG

Directed by Melissa Kan
When two brothers must play each other at a junior tennis tournament, is there really a winner?

HOW TO CATCH A TAOTAOMONA

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HOW TO CATCH A TAOTAOMONA

Directed by Neil Tinkman
As Raph wanders through the jungles behind his house, he encounters a human figure that resembles the taotaomona,…

HOW TO DIE YOUNG IN MANILA

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HOW TO DIE YOUNG IN MANILA

Directed by Petersen Vargas
In this evocative, dream-like story a teenage boy follows a group of young hustlers, thinking one of them…
Narratives

INBETWEEN GIRL

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INBETWEEN GIRL

Directed by Mei Makino
In filmmaker Mei Makino's new feature film, INBETWEEN GIRL she explores a story straight from Texas with an…

MICHELLE

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MICHELLE

Directed by Kenya Gillespie
Growing up can be hard, especially a shy Asian American girl who’s being picked on by high school…

ONE VOICE + LET’S REMEMBER OUR ANCESTORS (TA HASSO I MANAINA)

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ONE VOICE + LET’S REMEMBER OUR ANCESTORS (TA HASSO I MANAINA)

Directed by Lisette Marie Flanary
CAAMFest is thrilled to rescreen CAAMFest Alum, Lisette Marie Flanary's beautiful and touching documentary, ONE VOICE.

SWINGIN’

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SWINGIN’

Directed by Shang-Sing Guo
When sixth-grader boy Qiu is bullied in school for having gay dads, his stepfather Howard, a flamboyant Jazz…

THE BOAT NO. 5

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THE BOAT NO. 5

Directed by Reyhane Kavosh
Filmmaker Reyhane Kavosh’s THE BOAT NO. 5 is a young Iranian girl relishes the wondrous sights spent boating…

UDAAN

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UDAAN

Directed by Amman Abbasi
In filmmaker Amman Abbasi's film UDAAN, a young Pakistani woman moving to Paragould, Arkansas to start college in…

WHEELCHAIR WENDY

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WHEELCHAIR WENDY

Directed by Shaina Ghuraya
An eager-to-please doll in a wheelchair is placed in the perfect world of the narcissistic Barbara, and must…
Narratives

WHITE ELEPHANT + MICHELLE

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WHITE ELEPHANT + MICHELLE

Directed by Andrew Chung
Pooja is a 90’s kid caught in a struggle between her Indian heritage and Canadian nationality. She thinks…
Gala Presentations

TRY HARDER!

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TRY HARDER!

Directed by Debbie Lum
CAAMFest is elated to kick off our 2021 festival with TRY HARDER!, a skillfully crafted documentary by local...
Gala Presentations

AMERICANISH

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AMERICANISH

Directed by Iman Zawahry
In Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, two career-driven sisters (Maryam and Sam) and their newly-immigrated cousin (Ameera) must…