CAAM's unique projects include filmmaking workshops for Muslim American Youth and our Asian American home movies initiative.
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies is a project to collect and digitize home movies and to share them – and the stories they tell — to a broad public. Enjoy the films we’ve collected and let us know if you have home movies to share.
Off the Menu: Asian America is a multimedia project co-produced by Center for Asian American Media and KQED featuring a one-hour PBS primetime special by award-winning filmmaker Grace Lee, original stories and other web content. The project is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Muslim Youth Voices is a national project that supports media making from a new generation of storytellers. MYVP will provide free filmmaking workshops for Muslim youth in six cities across the country over three years.
“Changing Season: On the Masumoto Family Farm" chronicles a transitional year-in-the-life of famed farmer and slow food advocate David “Mas” Masumoto, and his compelling relationship with daughter Nikiko, who returns to the family farm to step into her father’s work boots.
Lucky Chow is a new national public television series co-produced with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) and Bruce Seidel / Hot Lemon Productions. The 6-episode series follows LUCKYRICE culinary festival founder Danielle Chang as she travels across America exploring the Asian food landscape.
"I Am," a CAAM-distributed film, chronicles the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, eleven years later, to re-open what was once home, and finally confronts the loss of her mother whom she never came out to.