Catch the episode of “America By The Numbers” that highlights the struggles as well as inspiration in the Cambodian American community in Long Beach, CA.
CAAM produces 20 videos that use cultural and artistic diversity to teach math lessons at PBS LearningMedia.
Join World Channel and CAAM for a live online screening Monday, November 10th at 7pm ET/4pm PT.
2010 CAAM Fellow Scotty Iseri created “The Digits“, an interactive web series and app designed for children aged 7-11 to learn math, while combining…
CAAM provides a wealth of resources for schools, community organizations and companies interested in learning more about Asian American history and stories. This month…
The Himalayan (Bhutanese, Nepalese & Tibetan) community in the Bay area and nationally has been growing but there isn’t much visibility or authentic representations of these groups in the media. To counter that scarcity of images by and about the Himalayan community, CAAM started the Himalayan Youth Voices Project in partnership with grassroots organization Sahayeta and funding from the Asian Pacific Fund.
In the Power of Play: Art, Social Issues & Education in Games, panelists showcase their current work and discuss how games can be used to inform and educate on social issues.
It’s hard to believe, but I can finally announce that WHATEVER IT TAKES has been completed! At times, I never thought my film would be done. There was always another scene to shoot, another rough cut to edit, another technical detail to manage. But through it all we persevered, and now we are ready to show our film to the world.
Last month, something happened which reminded me that I’m not just making a film. In documentary, we’re not just dealing with footage that we shot a few months ago; we’re dealing with individuals whose lives continue evolve. This is real life, and sometimes things change for the better, sometimes for the worse. In this case, it was definitely the latter…
Right before you start a documentary film, before you shoot a second of footage, what do you have? You might know who your main characters will be, but you have no idea of how they will “perform” on camera. You might know the history behind your project, but who knows how you’ll portray it. What we do have, of course, is a vision of what the film can be. This latter vision was the genesis for my documentary WHATEVER IT TAKES.