Join CAAM at Sundance 2021 in (Virtual) Park City This Week

Join CAAM at Sundance 2021 in (Virtual) Park City This Week

Join CAAM at Sundance 2021 in (virtual) Park City this Thursday, January 28, through Tuesday, February 3. The Festival Village’s Talks & Events are, like the rest of Sundance, going virtual, and several members of the CAAM team will participate in digital conversations. And the good news is most will be offered for free!

Our virtual program, In Conversation with Try Harder! Director Debbie Lum, is free and will be available to the public throughout the festival starting January 28, 2021 at 12:00 PM PSTTry Harder! will be screened through Sundance Satellite events around the country. While the San Francisco showing is sold out, visit the film’s website for information on future screenings and events.

 

 

Check out our recommended Sundance 2021 events below:

 

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IN CONVERSATION WITH DEBBIE LUM, DIRECTOR OF TRY HARDER!
THURSDAY, JAN 28 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
CAAM’s festival director Masashi Niwano sits down with the team behind the 2021 Sundance Film Festival-selected documentary Try Harder! Learn more.

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THE AFTER AFTER LIFE OF HOME MOVIES
FRIDAY, JAN 29 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Patricia Ledesma Villon, who worked on CAAM’s Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies project, will be on this panel discussing efforts to preserve, share, and transform home movies, highlighting recent projects. Learn more.

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IT’S NOT LOST IN THE ARCHIVES
SATURDAY, JAN 30 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
CAAM’s Executive Director Stephen Gong will be on this panel about the preservation of, and access to, cultural memory in audiovisual archives. The panel will feature stories from CAAM, Bay Area Video Coalition, California Revealed, and more. Learn more.

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STANFORD OR BUST? TRY HARDER! AND THE MYTH OF ACCEPTANCE
SUNDAY, JAN 31 | 2:00 PM – 03:00 PM
CAAM and The Roxie present a conversation with Try Harder! Director Debbie Lum, Lowell students, and experts in the field explore the intersection of education and mental health/stress/anxiety. Learn more.

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A-DOC PRESENTS THE INVISIBILITY OF ASIAN AMERICAN DOCUMENTARIES
MONDAY, FEB 1 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
CAAM’s Director of Programs Don Young moderates this panel featuring Debbie Lum (Try Harder!), Ursula Liang (Down a Dark Stairwell), PJ Raval (Call Her Ganda) and more as they examine what it means to tell an American story. Learn more.

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VISIT CAAM’S PARTNER PAGE AT SUNDANCE 2021
Visit our page on the Sundance Film Festival website for links to our past Sundance panels and our other activities during the festival. Visit our page.

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