Star-Studded Lineup at #CAAMFest35

Stars coming to CAAMFest include Danny Pudi, Kelly Hu, Daniel Dae Kim, Awkwafina, and more.
CAAMFest 2017 kicks off Thursday, March 9 with Lena Khan’s first feature film, The Tiger Hunter. The film will screen at the majestic Castro Theatre and stars Danny Pudi, Jon Heder and more. Most of the cast will be present at Opening Night. The film will be followed by the Gala at the beautiful Asian Art Museum, with a cornucopia of food and drink from the likes of Remy Martin, Reems, Sol Food and Boba Guys. Enjoy music and live performance from the Chitresh Das Dance Company, relax at the XFINITY Lounge, and explore the museums new exhibit, Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s Han Dynasty at the Gala. Here’s a partial list of some of our fabulous guests at this year’s CAAMFest:

Danny Pudi, Jon Heder and more at Opening Night’s The Tiger Hunter


The Tiger Hunter co-stars Danny Pudi and Karen David, and includes Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and many more.

Kelly Hu & Daniel Dae Kim in Finding Kukan

"Finding Kukan," directed by Robin Lung.

Kelly Hu and Daniel Dae Kim both play a role in Finding Kukan, and they’ll both be at CAAMFest.

Awkwafina in Bad Rap

Awkwafina performs at Directions in Sound, CAAMFest 2015. Photo by Leanne Koh.

Awkwafina (Nora Lum) performs live at CAAMFest as part of CAAMFest at JCCSF. Lum is a subject in Bad Rap. Photo by Leanne Koh

HK Star Dada Chan in The Moment

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Dada Chan stars in The Moment, a film from Hong Kong.

Annie Q in Cardinal X


Annie Q (HBO’s The Leftovers) stars in Cardinal X.

Steve James (Hoops Dreams) for Ababus: Small Enough to Jail


Steve James, the acclaimed director of Hoop Dreams, is back with a story about a family-owned bank and the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.

Russell Wong for The Chinese Exclusion Act

"The Chinese Exclusion Act," co-directed by Li-Shin Yu and Ric Burns.

Russell Wong is the voiceover narrator for this documentary on the legacy of the Chinese Exclusion Act.
Update: This post previously noted that Thao Nguyen will appear at the Untitled Thao Nguyen Documentary screening. The screening is no longer taking place. Guangzhou Dream Factory will screen in its place.