LIFE, INTERRUPTED SHORTS

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

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Co-Presenters: API CouncilAngel Island Immigration Station FoundationSingaporeconnect

In this program


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 Covid-19 pandemic.

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. When the police arrive, things quickly escalates and not everything is as it seems. OFF DUTY is a powerful and timely story by award-winning director and actor, Shetal Shah.

THE COMPLAINT

Directed by Nelson Kim

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

VAN SANCTUARY

Directed by Saleem Reshamwala

This charming and humorous film, a very unofficial ice cream van rolls into a church parking lot and…

FRESH PEACHES

Directed by Lana Nguyen

Circa 1977. When his grandmother is falsely accused of stealing a tube of lipstick, a Vietnamese boy named Binh must try to diffuse the rising, heated altercation.

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 Sewing Squad, a group of mostly women of color volunteers who came together following the U.S. government’s botched response to the COVID-19 crisis.