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In Theaters

“Blinded By The Light:" The Making of a British Pakistani's Cinematic Personal Story

"I make these films so that people like us are visible." - Gurinder Chadha

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Public Media

“ASIAN AMERICANS” Groundbreaking Documentary Series to Premiere May 2020

The most ambitious television chronicle of the Asian American story in the United States will launch during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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2019 Sundance Panel

"The Road to Decolonization" CAAM and Sundance Panel Now Live

Asian Americans and our allies present thought-provoking dialogue on solutions in the context of filmmaking, and to ensure filmmakers of color remain independent. Panelists: Tilane Jones, Marya Bangee, Abigail Disney, Karim Amer, and moderated by David Magdael.

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World Premiere

CAAM Production of Wayne Wang's "Coming Home Again" to World Premiere at TIFF

Starring Justin Chon and Jackie Chung, the film focuses on a Korean American man who cares for his ailing mother while trying to master her traditional cooking, based on Chang-rae Lee's "New Yorker" short story.

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CAAM Documentary Fund and Documentaries for Social Change Fund Now Open

Two funding opportunities for nonfiction visual storytellers now open until Monday, August 26

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Public Media


You can purchase the award-winning film now with simplified and traditional Chinese subtitles.

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Filmmaker Support

CAAM Filmmaker Summit Brings Together Voices of Change in the Documentary Landscape

CAAM 2019 Filmmaker Summit Gathered Asian American Documentary Filmmakers and Media Leaders

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