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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…
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…
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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...

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…
Feature Documentaries

FAR EAST DEEP SOUTH

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FAR EAST DEEP SOUTH

Directed by Larissa Lam
FAR EAST DEEP SOUTH details the emotional story of a family as they rediscover their deep roots in…

FIGHTING FOR FAMILY

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FIGHTING FOR FAMILY

Directed by Lan Nguyen
Almost two decades ago, Chuh and Rex, refugees from the indigenous tribes of Vietnam, fell in love and…
Feature Documentaries

HAMTRAMCK, USA

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HAMTRAMCK, USA

Directed by Justin Feltman, Razi Jafri
The first majority Muslim city in the U.S., Hamtramck, Michigan, is “the world in two square miles.” This…

MAGICAL MESSAGES: WE WERE MADE FOR THESE TIMES

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MAGICAL MESSAGES: WE WERE MADE FOR THESE TIMES

Directed by Kirthi Nath
Anchored from the perspective of a Desi woman living in the United States, Magical Messages: We Were Made…

MOM FIGHT

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MOM FIGHT

Directed by Mickey Finnegan
When full-time mom Jackie Lee goes on a quest to find the hottest toy of the year this…

MO’O

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MO’O

Directed by Anela Ling
Kekoa is a rebellious teen hell-bent on ignoring the death of his mother until his younger cousin, Mika,…

MOTHER TONGUE

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MOTHER TONGUE

Directed by Eris Qian
A second-generation Chinese American woman pieces together the memory of her mother's last days when her mother had…

PHONY

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PHONY

Directed by Jessica dela Merced
SUNNY, a young Asian American woman with anger management issues, returns home to the San Gabriel Valley seeking…

REPRESENTATION

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REPRESENTATION

Directed by JJ Querubin
An intimate poem that takes audiences on a journey of the misrepresenting labels of Asian Americans.
Feature Narratives

THE GREAT DETECTIVE SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE GREAT JAIL-BREAKER

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THE GREAT DETECTIVE SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE GREAT JAIL-BREAKER

Directed by Matthew Chow, Toe Yuen
THE GREAT DETECTIVE SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE GREAT JAIL-BREAKER is a family-friendly, animated detective movie for audiences of all…

STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS

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STANDING ABOVE THE CLOUDS

Directed by Jalena Keane-Lee
Activists made up of mothers and daughters come together to protect Mauna Kea from the proposed construction of…
Feature Narratives

TAKE OUT GIRL

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TAKE OUT GIRL

Directed by Hisonni Johnson
TAKE OUT GIRL is a riveting film that draws you into the story from the very first scene.…
Feature Documentaries

THE CELINE ARCHIVE

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THE CELINE ARCHIVE

Directed by Celine Parreñas Shimizu
Adulteress, traitor, heroine, or prey? In 1932, Celine Navarro was buried alive by her community in Northern California.…
Feature Narratives

THE GIRL WHO LEFT HOME

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THE GIRL WHO LEFT HOME

Directed by Mallorie Ortega
Christine’s just booked her breakthrough gig when the phone call comes: Her father’s passed away, and it’s time…

VANISHING CHINATOWN

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VANISHING CHINATOWN

Directed by Emiko Omori
VANISHING CHINATOWN is about captured dreams and life in San Francisco Chinatown, creating family portraits in spite of…

WINTER TERRACE

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WINTER TERRACE

Directed by Asuka Lin
Winter Terrace follows three wandering, hungry souls amidst Tokyo's unseen silent nightfall. This short film explores the landscape…