CAAM Events

R. Zamora Linmark reading at YBCA

YBCA presents a literary reading of THE EVOLUTION OF A SIGH by R. Zamora Linmark, author of the best-selling novel Rolling The Rʼs and poetry collection Prime Time Apparitions. Linmark will be reading from his latest collection of poetry, the just-published THE EVOLUTION OF A SIGH, as well as new works.

The 3rd Annual Mr. Hyphen competition

Back by popular demand, Hyphen presents the 3rd annual Mr. Hyphen competition on October 4, 2008, celebrating the men of the Asian American community. Mr. Hyphen is an energy-filled evening of fun and charity. Rounds will be decided alternately by an audience vote and by an illustrious panel of judges. The man who is crowned Mr. Hyphen wins a $1000 cash donation to his nonprofit organization.

MVFF and CAAM present FOCUS ASIA

As part of the MVFF focus series, CAAM is pleased to co-present FOCUS ASIA at the 2008 Mill Valley Film Festival. MVFF will present a number of award-winning new Asian narrative and documentary films, including the CAAM-funded THE BETRAYAL (NERAKOUN), directed by Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasaveth

Co-presentation of MATCHA: TEA & SPICE at the Asian Art Museum

Sip earthy tea inside a mammoth atmospheric, communal space, which celebrates the centuries-old nomadic trade and travel of the Silk Routes. Elsewhere in the museum, taste teas from India, Persia, and Tibet or those along China’s Tea and Horse Roads. TEA & SPICE takes place at the Asian Art Museum on September 4th at 5:30pm.

Co-presentation of UNKNOWN PLEASURES

Pacific Film Archive presents UNKNOWN PLEASURES: The Films of Jia Zhangke. Viewers wishing to understand China’s vast changes during the last decade, those seeking arguably the most important, critically acclaimed director of our era, should start in one place: the films of Jia Zhangke. UNKNOWN PLEASURES film series screens from September 12 – October 17, 2008 at the Pacific Film Archive.

Co-presentation of MATCHA DRUNKEN FIST at the Asian Art Museum

You’ve seen Jet Li do it in movies—now watch international champions Philip Wong and Zhang Hong Mei lead members of their martial arts school Pacific Wushu in an electrifying jaw-dropping performance of fierce fighting infused with complex movements, speed, and artistic expression.

Co-presentation of Help: A Benefit Concert for Burma and Sichuan

Can you imagine? 1,000,000 people, the populations of Oakland and San Francisco combined, already have or might die in Burma ( Myanmar ) as a result of Cyclone Nargis. 10 times that amount, up to 11,000,000 people have been left homeless in Sichuan province of China because of the earthquake. Are you going to “help”?

SFIAAFF Call for Entries Closed

SFIAAFF Call for Entries Closed

Thank you for your submissions! The SFIAAFF Call for Entries is now closed. Filmmakers will be notified of their acceptance by late January 2009.