Catch these festival favorites on Comcast this month. These films are available throughout the month of September, brought to you by CAAM — just go to Comcast On Demand: multicultural/Asia/Cinema Asian America/New Releases. You can also search for the films on On Demand by their titles.
Love Arcadia |Dir. by Lawrence Gan
When his family’s tea shop faces displacement by an alluring real estate mogul, Jake (Anthony Ma) must confront his fear of change. LOVE ARCADIA tells a coming-of-age story — by way of boba straw — that explores the lessons of holding on, letting go and loving with what you got.
Drawing the Tiger | Dirs. Amy Benson andScott Squire and Ramyata Limbu
A family in Nepal living on less than a dollar a day wins the globalization jackpot: a charity scholarship for their daughter to go to school in the capital city. She promises to return, to free her family from poverty. But she does not return. Drawing the Tiger is an intimate portrait of the price one family pays for their golden opportunity.
America 1979 | Dir. Lila Yomtoob
Regina is a nine-year old Iranian American girl who can’t catch a break. She and her family are forced to cope with the collision of personal and political during the Iran Hostage Crisis of 1979.