CAAM is proud to co-sponsor two silent film gems from Asia for the SF Silent Film Festival: “Song of the Fishermen” (China, 1934) and “Dragnet Girl” (Japan, 1933). The festival runs May 29-June 1 at the Castro Theatre.
This Friday, April 27, CAAM will be co-presenting the opening night of WARRIORS OF THE RAINBOW: SEEDIQ BALE at the AMC Metreon in San Francisco. Read for more information about the film and a contest giveaway!
Take a look at the great films Chi-hui Yang (former SFIAAFF Festival Director) has programmed on Cinema Asian America for the month of June.
NEW PEOPLE is holding a third fundraiser film event. This time the film is our beloved Kamikaze Girls!
Calling all Lolitas and Yankis! Rock your best Lolita or Yanki threads to the outdoor screening of KAMIKAZE GIRLS on Friday, August 14th for the KAMIKAZE GIRLS FASHION SHOW! Best Lolita and Yanki fashion wins a surPrize, compliments of CAAM, Japantown Merchants Association and VIZ Pictures!
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.
Many years ago I was taught to dream in detail and that such details involve the discipline of placing one foot patiently in front of the other. Walking to my scheduled appointment with Kiyoshi Kurosawa—whose most recent film Tokyo Sonata screened during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival—I kept watching the tips of my shoes on the sidewalk; the fulfillment of some dreams are just that vivid.
There’s more to getting inked than you think. Tattoo artist Horitaka, apprentice to the ultimate master Horiyoshi III, will talk about the time-honored art of Japanese tattoos, a culture of beauty, commitment, and history at the Asian Art Museum.
CAAM co-presents CAMPAIGN, a startling insider’s view of Japanese electoral politics. In this portrait of a man plucked from obscurity by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party to run for a critical seat on a suburban city council.