by Mike Kwan CAAM Digital & Interactive Media Manager On June 23rd, 1982, a Chinese American man named Vincent Chin was brutally murdered by…
Submit your film to the 30th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (March 8-18, 2012). Be part of the largest showcase of Asian and Asian American cinema in North America!
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Early deadline – Sept 2, 2011
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Watch a replay of The “Issues” Issue: Decoding Race and the American Immigrant Experience in Comic Books panel that took place at the 29th SF Int’l Asian American Film Festival.
CAAM was recently at the 2011 Association for Asian American Studies Conference in New Orleans and interviewed several attendees. We asked scholars and educators their thoughts on the future of Asian American media.
Cherylene Lee reads from her upcoming memoir JUST LIKE REALLY. In this segment, How I Learned How to Cope with the Green Eyed Monster, Lee talks about being a child actor and dealing with jealousy.
The 29th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Award Winners are now posted on our site. See who won the 2011 Comcast Narrative Competition, the 2011 Documentary Competition, the 2011 Verizon Audience Awards, and the new 2011 Loni Ding Award in Social Issue Documentary.
BREAK UP CLUB features mainstream Chinese actor Jaycee Chan and popular TVB actress and singer Fiona Sit in a romantic, bitter sweet comedy.
For my last evening in dreamy San Francisco, I decided to expose myself to as many artists’ work as possible. I went to see TAINTED LOVE and SILENT RITUALS AND HOVERING PROXIES back-to-back – two collections of shorts offered by SFIAAFF.
The weekend wrap up of the 29th annual SFIAAFF in San Jose had a great turn=out despite the rainy weather overhead! Many films were screened in the South Bay at Camera 12 theaters such as MADE IN INDIA, WHEN LOVE COMES, SURROGATE VALENTINE and BREAK UP CLUB.
First things first: I am a hopeless romantic. I swoon at musicals, clutch my heart during quirky rom-coms, break out the tissues during tear-jerking scenes. That said, I accidentally-on-purpose chose to back-to-back, love-themed screenings: TAINTED LOVE (the cleverly named shorts program) and SURROGATE VALENTINE (the closing night film).