CAAM Events

Still Lives: Unseen China and the Films of Jia Zhangke at USF

Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke (Still Life, 24 City, Unknown Pleasures) is perhaps the most significant artist working in China today. In this session, Chi-hui Yang, Director of SFIAAFF, will discuss and show clips from Jia’s films, and illustrate how his works reveal the invisible side of China’s modernization.

Searching for Mr. Hyphen ‘09!

Hyphen and the Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) present the fourth annual Mr. Hyphen competition on November 14, 2009, celebrating the men of the Asian American community.

KAYA’s First Birthday Celebration

Come and celebrate KAYA’s first birthday and kick-off another eventful year. Join us for a keynote from our evening’s honoree Congressman Mike Honda. San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris will also be attending.

APAture Film Night

Kearny Street Workshop (KSW), the nation’s oldest Asian Pacific American (APA) multidisciplinary arts organization, will present its 11th annual festival of emerging APA artists, APAture, September 17 – 26, 2009.

KAMIKAZE GIRLS Fashion Show and Contest

Calling all Lolitas and Yankis! Rock your best Lolita or Yanki threads to the outdoor screening of KAMIKAZE GIRLS on Friday, August 14th for the KAMIKAZE GIRLS FASHION SHOW! Best Lolita and Yanki fashion wins a surPrize, compliments of CAAM, Japantown Merchants Association and VIZ Pictures!

CAA 40th Anniversary Celebration of Justice

Join the CENTER FOR ASIAN AMERICAN MEDIA at the CHINESE FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION 40th Anniversary Celebration of Justice. CAAM will be recognized for its artistic showcase of diverse Asian American experiences through independent media, including hosting the annual San Francisco Asian American Festival.

2009 NAMAC Conference

The National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture invites you to join us in Boston from August 26 – 29 for Commonwealth, NAMAC’s biennial convening for media and visual arts leaders, practitioners, researchers, technologists, advocates, scholars, students, funders, and policymakers.