CAAM is proud to present a specially curated group of films on Comcast Cinema Asian America for December. Comcast subscribers can watch these for free on X1 or XFINITY on Demand starting December 1, 2018.
To watch the films, go to XFINITY On Demand. Say “CAAM” or the titles to your X1 Voice Remote to see the featured collection. You can also search for the films on On Demand by their titles:
Changing Season: on the Masumoto Family Farm dir. Jim Choi
Changing Season chronicles a transitional year-in-the-life of famed farmer, slow food advocate, and sansei, David “Mas” Masumoto, and his compelling relationship with daughter Nikiko, who returns to the family farm with the intention of stepping into her father’s work boots.
Off the Menu: Asian America dir. Grace Lee and co-produced by CAAM and KQED
From the Gulf Coast of Texas to the heartland of Wisconsin to New York’s Lower East Side and beyond, OFF THE MENU: Asian America delves into a wealth of stories, traditions, and unexpected characters that explore what it means to be Asian American today.
The Roots of ‘Ulu dir. Matt Yamashita and John Antonelli
The history of “”ulu”” (breadfruit) and present day efforts to utilize this iconic tree for cultural preservation and
food sustainability practices.
Noodle Deli dir. David Liu
In a small restaurant of Temple City, CA, a man’s long and arduous journey in America leads him to fulfill his dreams, as humble and satisfying as a bowl of lovingly made noodles.
Xmas Without China dir. Alicia Dwyer
Actor and filmmaker Tom Xia challenges his American neighbors to make it through Christmas without buying any products made in China.
Christmas in America dir. King Lu
A Chinese immigrant family does its best to make it through Christmas 1998 in America and keep its youngest child
Ode to a Christmas Tree dir. Sarah Kim
Two young siblings home alone one January day, decide to get rid of their aging Christmas tree.