Famed restaurateur of The Mandarin Restaurant and subject of “Soul of a Banquet” discusses her past and the establishment’s early days. The film, directed by Wayne Wang, airs on PBS in May. Check local listings.
Join filmmakers Florante Aguilar and Fides Enriquez, and cinematographer Peggy Peralta as they discuss the process and passion behind the documentary “Harana” on May 14, 2015.
Watch these award-winning films on Comcast on Demand during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, including “Farah Goes Bang,” “Harana” and more.
CAAM is co-presenting “Advantageous” (Jennifer Phang) and “Hill of Freedom” (Hong Sang-soo) at the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival, April 23-May 7, 2015.
“They live in two worlds—that of their parents and grandparents, who lived in the highlands of Viet Nam but fled from government persecution for their Christian religion and desire for autonomy—and one of constant learning and adaptation to be Americans in North Carolina.”
After their last days in Vietnam came their first days in America. Hear the voices of the Vietnamese refugee experience at the First Days Story Project.
Four decades after the end of the Vietnam War, some of the children of refugees have returned to Vietnam in order to pursue their passions in an emerging entertainment industry. A series by Bao Nguyen.
“For me it means more people might be exposed to this story about the visionary life and ideas of Grace Lee Boggs.” – Grace Lee
In her directorial debut, she tells a story about a brother and sister on the Pine Ridge reservation.