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OFF DUTY

Film

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

Film

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…
Documentaries

BECAUSE WE ARE GIRLS w/ HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ME?

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Film

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.

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…

FRESH PEACHES

Film

FRESH PEACHES

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

HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ME?

Film

HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN ME?

Directed by Baljit Sangra
In this emotionally compelling short, acclaimed director Baljit Sangra shines light on North American's oldest running Sikh Temple…

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…
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…
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…

KEEP SARAY HOME

Film

KEEP SARAY HOME

Directed by Brian Redondo
ICE doesn’t just separate families at the border. In the outskirts of Boston, three families face the impending…

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.
Documentaries

SKY BLOSSOM: DIARIES OF THE NEXT GREATEST GENERATION

Film

SKY BLOSSOM: DIARIES OF THE NEXT GREATEST GENERATION

Directed by Richard Lui
SKY BLOSSOM: DIARIES OF THE NEXT GREATEST GENERATION is a powerful and eye-opening documentary by award-winning anchor, storyteller…
Documentaries

THE RACE EPIDEMIC

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Film

THE RACE EPIDEMIC

Directed by Tony Shyu
The Race Epidemic is about another outbreak caused by Covid-19 - An epidemic of racism against Asian Americans.
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…
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

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...