3rd i’s South Asian Film Festival runs from November 9-13, and we are excited to co-host four films in their program: SEMSHOOK, ASHES, PATANG (THE KITE), and DELHI BELLY.
Kyle Chu, former CAAM intern, musician, filmmaker, and aspiring teacher, blogs about his experience as Mr. Hyphen 2010, the importance of celebrating community engagement, and how truck tons of glitter helped him win the competition. Kyle will be passing his crown to Mr. Hyphen 2011, on November 5th at the Brava Theater. Tickets are still available!
The Asian Art Museum continues its MATCHA series with the theme of New Indian Cuisine on Thursday, 10/27! Top Chef Master Floyd Cardoz demonstrates and discusses modern Indian cuisine. Sample bites, see the brand new Maharaja exhibition, catch DJ Janaka Selekta, enjoy docent tours, make your own chai tea mix, and sip cocktails from the cash bar.
We are delighted to be a part of the 14th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival), which celebrates the power of documentary films dealing with global and social change. This year, CAAM co-presents ONCE UPON A ROOFTOP on Friday 10/21, which is a visual portrait of the families and individuals who live on the rooftops of mid-rises in Hong Kong.
CAAM is thrilled to co-present the Northern California Premiere of HOW ABOUT LOVE at the 2011 Berlin & Beyond Film Festival, Stefan Haupt’s emotionally-moving film about a Swiss heart surgeon who suddenly faces the immense suffering of a Burmese refugee camp. HOW ABOUT LOVE screens on Friday, 10/21.
CAAM Co-presents UNCLE BOONMEE at UC Berkeley’s Asian Horror Cinema Symposium. This symposium will feature films and the work of scholars who explore issues in contemporary East and Southeast Asian horror cinema.
We are thrilled to present, not one, but three films at this year’s Mill Valley Film Festival: BUSONG, THE BUTCHER’S WIFE, and SACRIFICE
Come to the Japan Center Mall on October 16th for Anime Fair fun!
CAAM is delighted to present DELHI IN A DAY at the 2011 Palo Alto International Film Festival, which will be screening on September 30th. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director, Prashant Nair.
CAAM will be co-presenting GANDU, a film by South Asian Director Kaushik Mukherjee, at the 3rd annual Oakland Underground Film Festival.