Continuing the success of #AsianAugust, which saw an influx of Asian American-led films such as Crazy Rich Asians, Searching, and To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, could we see the same support for Asian Americans on TV and behind the scenes?
“I want Americans to watch this for several reasons: they need to know the history, because it involved their country.”
Seventy years after their imprisonment and after decades of living in silence and shame, three “comfort women” survivors give their first-hand accounts of the truth for the record, seeking apology and the hope that this horrific chapter of history not be forgotten.
Catch the world premiere of “Japanese American Home Movies to Light” on Sunday, September 30th, 3:30-4 pm at the Herbst Theatre during San Francisco Music Day 2018.
CAAM will host a special screening of “The Chinese Exclusion Act” from 5-7pm.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently gave SOMA Pilipinas a $100,000 “Our Town” arts grant that will go toward the Filipino Cultural Heritage District.