Press & Media

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Biden Campaign Says Just Over a Third of 2020 Staff Members Are People of Color (New York Times, June 27, 2020)

Trump surrogate, Biden discuss immigration, race relations in Asian American town hall (NBC News, June 27, 2020)

Biden, Trump surrogates attend virtual town hall to address Asian American, Pacific Islander issues (PBS News Hour, June 26, 2020)

Biden campaign says 35 percent of staff are people of color (Politico, June 27, 2020)

Biden campaign says 36 percent of senior staff are people of color, Trump campaign has 25 percent (The Hill, June 28, 2020)

Biden campaign is 35% people of colour and 53% women, new data shows (The Independent, June 28, 2020)

Eddie Calvo speaks as Trump surrogate in Asian American and Pacific Islanders Issue town hall (Kuam News, June 29, 2020)

Biden, Trump Campaigns Discuss Racism Directed At Asian Americans Over COVID-19 (KJZZ, June 28, 2020)

CAAMFest: Heritage at Home

“Saving Face” Reunion in Chinese (World Journal, May 22, 2020)

10 years later, H.P. Mendoza’s ‘Fruit Fly’ plays a very changed San Francisco (48 Hills, May 21, 2020)

State Assembly Returns, Reopening Businesses, CAAMFest (KQED Newsroom, May 8, 2020)

CAAMFest is online, with Lynn Chen, music, parties — and cookies (San Francisco Chronicle, May 8, 2020)

With Anti-Asian Racism on the Rise, a Local Film Festival Seeks to Create a Safe Space (SF Weekly, May 5, 2020)

CAAMFest is online, with Lynn Chen, music, parties — and cookies (San Francisco Chronicle, May 8 , 2020)

Bay Area filmmaker Alice Wu breaking ground (again) with ‘Half of It’ (Mercury News, May 1, 2020)

Nation’s Largest Asian and Asian American Film Media Festival Goes Virtual (KCBS, April 25, 2020)

Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Postponed Asian American Film Festivals Work Together To Champion Representation In Wake Of Anti-Asian Incidents (Deadline, April 13, 2020)

Alice Wu’s Lesbian Rom-Com Was Influential, but Her Follow-Up Wasn’t Easy (New York Times, April 29, 2020)

2019 and earlier

Adjusting the Focus on Somali-Americans: ‘First Person Plural’ and ‘Muslim Youth Voices’ (Pop Matters, April 30, 2019)

“The Road to Decolonization” Sundance Panel Now Streaming (July 31, 2019)

Higher Land Coffee Talk Show with Sapana from CAAM (July 18, 2019)

‘Bengali Harlem’ documentary explores and early wave of South Asian immigration (NBC News, May 28, 2019)

Two Boy Scouts Met in an Internment Camp, and Grew Up to Work in Congress (The Atlantic, May 2019)

How Vietnamese Americans Took Over the Nail Business: A Documentary (NPR, May 29, 2019)

Norman Mineta’s American story helped the U.S. apologize for incarceration and lead after 9/11 (NBC News, May 14, 2019)

Four Decades in the Making: Chinatown Rising Debuts to Sold Out Crowd (KTVU Channel 2, May 9, 2019)

Looking Back at the impact of “The Joy Luck Club,” 25 years later (SF Chronicle, May 8, 2019)

“Eating Up Easter:” A fresh and welcome filmic portrait of Rapa Nui (People’s World, May 6, 2019)

Grandchild of Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad offers intimate look at iron-fisted prime minister in new documentary (South China Morning Post, April 25, 2019)

Review: A New Film Investigates a Time when America Banned and Entire Race (New York Times, May 28, 2018)

How the Child of Chinese Immigrants Led the Charge for Birthright Citizenship in the U.S. (Colorlines, March 29, 2018)

Comedian Jenny Yang on Hollywood’s Abuse and Lack of Diversity: ‘The Current Power Structure Doesn’t Work for Us Anymore’ (Variety, November 2, 2017)

A New Documentary Celebrates the Life of Tyrus Wong, Bambi’s Overlooked Innovator (Slate, September 7, 2017)

Musician Thao Nguyen on her movie tribute to her mother, “Nobody Dies” (KALW, September 7, 2017)

Tyrus Wong, The ‘Bambi’ Artist Who Endured America’s Racism, Gets His Due (Huffington Post, September 6, 2017)

Thao Nguyen Tells Her Own Story in Intimate Doc ‘Nobody Dies’ (KQED, September 3, 2017)

MacArthur Foundation Awards $5.7M to Support Diversity for Documentary Filmmakers (Deadline, August 15, 2017)

Amid the STEM frenzy, humanities and ‘human-ness’ matter (SF Chronicle, March 24, 2017)

CPB says Trump budget will aim to rescind FY2018 appropriation (Current, March 17, 2017)

Political climate makes Asian film fest more urgent than ever (SF Chronicle, February 24, 2017)

35th Annual CAAMFest Kicks Off (KTVU News, March 9, 2017)




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