“HOLLYWOOD CHINESE” Available Exclusively on Comcast On-Demand May 28, 2009

“Hollywood Chinese” by celebrated filmmaker Arthur Dong, is a captivating revelation on a little-known chapter of cinema: the Chinese in American feature films. From the first Chinese American film produced in 1916, to Ang Lee’s
triumphant Brokeback Mountain nine decades later, Hollywood Chinese brings together a fascinating portrait of actors, directors, writers, and iconic images to show how the Chinese have been imagined in movies, and


Award Winning Media Fund Films

Several films we’ve funded have received acceptance into some wonderful film festivals and a record number have also gone on to win awards. BOLINAO 52 won two Northern California Emmy awards Outstanding Achievement in Documentary and Outstanding Music Composition.



The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (March 12 – 22, 2009), presented by the Center for Asian American Media, wrapped with an estimated attendance of over 25,000, including over 200 filmmakers, actors and industry guests.


The Festival is pleased to announce the winners of its two juried competitions for Best Narrative Feature and Best Documentary Feature, and the winners of its Comcast Audience Award.

Fest Forum "MAKE YOUR OWN MOVIE" Videos Online!

Check out the videos shot by your fellow festival fans! Using video cameras rented out by CAAM, the festivalgoers became filmmakers, capturing their own perspectives on different people and events at the 2009 SFIAAFF Festival Forum.


P.O.V. Call for Entries 2010

Whether you’ve got an idea to pitch, a promising rough cut to showcase, or a finished film, now is the time for you to submit your work to P.O.V. for 2010 and beyond.