Genre

Local Ties

AMY TAN: UNINTENDED MEMOIR

Film

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…

CHINATOWN PRETTY

Film

CHINATOWN PRETTY

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

DANNY, DANNY

Film

DANNY, DANNY

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

DRIVE ALL NIGHT

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Film

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…

BREATHE (HINGA)

Film

BREATHE (HINGA)

Directed by Sammay Dizon
BREATH (HINGA) is a performance ritual film and time capsule honoring the sacred grief, life force, and resiliency…
Narratives

JUNHO

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Film

JUNHO

Directed by David Seok Hoon Boo
Juhno wanted nothing more than to be a great actor. But when his prestigious acting troupe in Korea…

LINSANITY

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Film

LINSANITY

Directed by Evan Jackson Leong
The life story of basketball sensation, Jeremy Lin.

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.

SYNCHRONIZED

Film

SYNCHRONIZED

Directed by Corinne Manabat Cueva
SYNCHRONIZED is an experimental documentary short that embraces 5 women of color as they collectively reflect about their…

THE FABULOUS FILIPINO BROTHERS

Film

THE FABULOUS FILIPINO BROTHERS

Directed by Dante Basco
Filmmaker Spotlight Honoree Dante Basco is making his directorial debut with THE FABULOUS FILIPINO BROTHERS, and he’s not...

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…
Gala Presentations

TRY HARDER!

Film

TRY HARDER!

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

SPOTLIGHT: EVAN JACKSON LEONG

Program

SPOTLIGHT: EVAN JACKSON LEONG

Growing up in San Francisco, Filmmaker Evan Jackson Leong quickly learned the meaning of community and the importance…
Special Presentations

SPOTLIGHT: MARGARET CHO

Program

SPOTLIGHT: MARGARET CHO

In 2021, we celebrate Margaret Cho's legacy with a virtual conversation and the premiere of KOREATOWN GHOST STORY,…
Special Presentations

RICOCHET

Film

RICOCHET

Directed by Adachi Jeff, Wimbush Chihiro
RICOCHET is directed by Jeff Adachi and Chihiro Wimbush and is an eye-opening documentary about the tragic death...