Memories To Light

Home Movie: New Year Mochi Pounding

Thanks to amazing home movie footage donated to CAAM’s Memories to Light initiative by local Bay Area painter/artist Hugo Kobayashi, you can see for yourself how mochi is made.

Home Movie Day is Back!

Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking, providing an opportunity for individuals and families to see and share their own home movies with an audience of their community, and to see their neighbors’ in turn.

Memories to Light campaign update

This just in – we just put a down payment on a new scanner to digitize home movies! Thank you to everyone who has donated and supported the campaign so far – we’re about $4,000 away from our goal and our campaign ends this Friday! Donate today to help us preserve and share Asian American home movies with everyone.

Memories to Light Special: The Jung Family at Disneyland

In honor of Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary, we’re thrilled to share a short film drawn from the from the home movie collection of the Edmund D. Jung family and their visit to Disneyland in 1956, the year the theme park opened, and from another trip in 1958.