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7000 MILES: HOMECOMING

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7000 MILES: HOMECOMING

Directed by Evelyn Obamos
This new road trip documentary chronicles Ruby and her band, the Balikbayans as they take a trip to…
Feature Narratives

A SIMPLE LIFE

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A SIMPLE LIFE

Directed by Ann Hui
A film producer (Andy Lau) helps care for his family's lifelong servant (Deanie Ip) after she suffers a…
FORWARD Symposium

Session 1: PAST // PRESENT

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Session 1: PAST // PRESENT

Can Asian American mediamakers be empowered to explore the vital issues facing their communities? In what ways does…

ATOMIC CAFE: THE NOISIEST CORNER IN J-TOWN

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ATOMIC CAFE: THE NOISIEST CORNER IN J-TOWN

Directed by Akira Boch, Tadashi Nakamura
ATOMIC CAFE is a fascinating story that uncovers how Little Tokyo was an underground hun for the LA's…

BECOMING EDDIE

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BECOMING EDDIE

Directed by Lilan Bowden
In 1985 suburban America, a Korean American boy named Yong has trouble fitting in with his classmates who...

BETWEEN THE LINES

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BETWEEN THE LINES

Directed by Amyra Soriano
In a world saturated by what if’s and has been’s, a Filipino American daughter delves into home video…
Episodics

BULGE BRACKET

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BULGE BRACKET

Directed by Christopher Au
BULGE BRACKET, which debuted on Amazon Prime Video this summer is a dynamic new project by Emmy awarding-winning…

CALIFORNIA DREAMING

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CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Directed by Sreylin Meas
Two women from different backgrounds encounter one another at an oceanfront resort and discover a hidden bond that…
Special Presentations

CENTERPIECE FILM: DEFINITION PLEASE

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CENTERPIECE FILM: DEFINITION PLEASE

Directed by Sujata Day
Sujata Day (HBO’s INSECURE) makes her directorial debut in this heartfelt, family dramedy. Written by Day, the film…
Episodics

CHOSEN FAM: SEASON 1

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CHOSEN FAM: SEASON 1

Directed by Lindsay Sunada, Natalie Tsui
CHOSEN FAM: SEASON 1 is an electric and hilarious new series by Bay Area BIPOC and LGBQT storytellers…
Special Presentations

CLOSING NIGHT FILM: 76 DAYS

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CLOSING NIGHT FILM: 76 DAYS

Directed by Anonymous, Hao Wu, Weixi Chen
CAAMFest Alum Hao Wu (The Road to Fame) is back with a powerful new documentary that captures the…
Special Presentations

OPENING NIGHT FILM: COMING HOME AGAIN

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OPENING NIGHT FILM: COMING HOME AGAIN

Directed by Wayne Wang
CAAMFest FORWARD is thrilled to open our festival with the US Premiere of Wayne Wang’s new feature, COMING...

Coping and Caring during COVID-19: Aging in Film and in Real Life

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Coping and Caring during COVID-19: Aging in Film and in Real Life

In the best of times, caregiving and aging are difficult topics to broach with our loved ones. In...

COVER/AGE

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COVER/AGE

Directed by Set Hernandez Rongkilyo
While universal healthcare is slowly being embraced in the United States, proposals leaving out elderly undocumented immigrants impact…
Feature Documentaries

CURTAIN UP! (w/ MOM FIGHT)

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CURTAIN UP! (w/ MOM FIGHT)

CURTAIN UP! is a charming documentary that follows elementary school kids in New York's Chinatown as they prepare…

DANCING ON MY OWN

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DANCING ON MY OWN

Directed by Alexandra Cuerdo
DANCING ON MY OWN is a love letter to the queer Asian experience, inspired by New York’s radical...

DRIVE-IN DAY 1: FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

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DRIVE-IN DAY 1: FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

In celebration of Filipino American History Month, CAAM will showcase two world premieres that celebrate a music icon…

DRIVE-IN DAY 2: HONG KONG CINEMA SHOWCASE

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DRIVE-IN DAY 2: HONG KONG CINEMA SHOWCASE

CAAM is thrilled to present our first slate of in-person experience since the pandemic started. Working closely with...