Join us for SFIAAFF’s largest event, FESTIVAL FORUM, a FREE outdoor showcase of lively artists, performers and media makers in San Francisco’s historic Japantown Peace Plaza! Featuring a tremendous line-up of acts, including NYC-based dance-rock band, PaperDoll! This year’s event will feature commemorative programs to mark the one-year anniversary of the March 11 Japanese tsunami and earthquake.Read More
Sheetal Sheth, Michelle Krusiec and Lynn Chen star in NICE GIRLS CREW, a raunchy Bridesmaids‐meets-Arrested Development, no-holds-barred comedy series. Assembling an all-star cast of actresses, Nice Girls Crew pushes the boundaries of traditional comedy…and then some. Created/Written by CAAM staffer Christine Kwon and written/directed by Tanuj Chopra!Read More
You may have heard the buzz about our opening night film (no one can keep a secret, anymore), so we’re here to officially tell you, BELIEVE THE HYPE! We are thrilled to kick off SFIAAFF30 with none other than WHITE FROG, the highly-anticipated new film by celebrated director, Quentin Lee.
***Discounted Early Bird Tickets are available now! click here to purchase them today***
WHEN: Thursday, February 9, 2012 | 9PM-2AM
WHERE: 111 Minna Gallery
The 30th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF) is just around the corner, and what better way to kick things off than with a partaaay! Come out, pick up your hot-off-the-press Festival Mini-Guide, and enjoy some of the Bay Area’s most exciting Asian American DJs.
SAVE THE DATES!
When: March 8-18, 2012
Where: San Francisco, Berkeley, and San Jose, CA
The Festival’s 30th anniversary program celebrates the past, present, and future – not only honoring pioneers in Asian and Asian American media-making, but also new directions in digital and interactive media, sound and youth culture.Read More
On December 1, 2011, come watch short films and hear what APA filmmakers have to say about the process of making movies! Brought to you by SBFT and CAAM, this event is FREE with RSVP!Read More
On November 10th, we invite you to come celebrate the latest version of Filipino or Not? with us at the Mercury Lounge! The event is FREE with RSVP.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More