Genre

COVID-19 Stories

13 MILES FOR TOILET PAPER

Film

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…
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…

CLUB QUARANTINE

Film

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

Film

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…

DISTANT LEARNING

Film

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…
Documentaries

IN THE SAME BREATH

Film

IN THE SAME BREATH

Directed by Nanfu Wang
Award winning director and CAAM 2021 Mentor, Nanfu Wang is back with her new eye-opening documentary, IN THE…
Shorts Programs

LIFE, INTERRUPTED SHORTS

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Program

LIFE, INTERRUPTED SHORTS

The pandemic has interrupted the world including the protagonists in this shorts program.

LOVE X BITES

Film

LOVE X BITES

Directed by M. Noe, Yupar Momo
During Covid19 outbreak, two women enter the quarantine at a hotel and share a room.

MAHALO COVID-19

Film

MAHALO COVID-19

Directed by Matt Yamashita
When a filmmaker and his small island community take on the pandemic, they unsuspectingly find a clearer path…

ONCE UPON A SCREEN: EXPLOSIVE PARADOX

Film

ONCE UPON A SCREEN: EXPLOSIVE PARADOX

Directed by Kevin B. Lee
A childhood experience is projected on a shadowy wall of a former movie theatre in Daly City.

RADICAL CARE: THE AUNTIE SEWING SQUAD

Film

RADICAL CARE: THE AUNTIE SEWING SQUAD

Directed by Valerie Soe
CAAMFest’s Spotlight Alum Valerie Soe is back with a powerful documentary that shines a light on the Auntie…

THE COMPLAINT

Film

THE COMPLAINT

Directed by Nelson Kim
Filmmaker Nelson Kim (SOMEONE ELSE) is back at CAAMFest with his new short film, THE COMPLAINT.

THE LEAF

Film

THE LEAF

Directed by William J. Zang
THE LEAF is a personal, poetic, documentary film about Director Will J. Zang’s experience as both a filmmaker…

VAN SANCTUARY

Film

VAN SANCTUARY

Directed by Saleem Reshamwala
This charming and humorous film, a very unofficial ice cream van rolls into a church parking lot and...

WE STAY IN THE HOUSE

Film

WE STAY IN THE HOUSE

Directed by Kiyoko McCrae
Filmmaker Kiyoko McCrae follows mothers who have to balance working from home with taking care of their children.
Documentaries

WUHAN WUHAN

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Film

WUHAN WUHAN

Directed by Yung Chang
WUHAN WUHAN is an observational documentary unfolding during February and March, 2020 at the height of the pandemic…