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CAAM Presents: Asian Heritage Street Celebration Cinema Showcase

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is thrilled to present the second year of the Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) Cinema Showcase, held at the Asian Art Museum! The event coincides with the street celebration, which is on Saturday May 19th! The Cinema Showcase runs from 2PM to 4PM, and will be held at the Asian Art Museum’s Samsung Hall. Admission to the museum will be free all day, courtesy of Target and there will be no cost to watch the films.

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APA Heritage Month: What To Watch

In May, CAAM is thrilled to bring you a line-up of films that will broadcast on a PBS station near you! Read more for when to tune in and what films will be playing, such as the CAAM produced DON’T LOSE YOUR SOUL, a portrait of bassist Mark Izu and drummer Anthony Brown, two founders of the Asian American Jazz Movement.

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Present/Future: A Community Conversation on Asian American Media (Free)

Think one-part TED talk, one-part Townhall and we have the PRESENT/FUTURE Summit. In a fast-paced, provocative dialogue engaging today’s most interesting thinkers and creators, presentations by five featured speakers will be answered by five designated respondents and audience talk back. Covering topics of technology, new content production, television, socially conscious media, and exhibition. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind meeting of minds!

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Festival Forum: SFIAAFF’s Largest Free Event!

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.

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Do Nice Girls Really Finish Last?

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!

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