The Producer/Director of “Transparent” on Amazon and winner of two Golden Globe Awards chats about her journey from indie prodigy to becoming a TV director, and how she kept going through the lean years in between.
CAAMFest is a sure route to culture and knowledge, an opportunity to loose our shackles of unknowing.
“We want it to feel as much as possible like you’re having dinner with your friends and they’re saying thoughtful things. It was very, very important to us that the show didn’t become an after school special and we’re telling you how to think and patting ourselves on the back for being so progressive and interesting. It’s a comedy, it’s the thing that makes it go down a little easier.”
While TYRUS is a film that puts a human face to our nation of immigrants, it is also a love story about family and art.
One of the newest restaurants bringing Chamorro and Guamanian food to the U.S.
Aziz Ansari in “Master of None,” Constance Wu in “Fresh Off the Boat,” and Vincent Rodriguez III in “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” make the list, according to CAAM staff and community folks.
The World Premiere of the short films produced during the seven-day filmmaking workshop in Philadelphia in July 2015 takes place November 14 at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival.
SCREENINGS Off the Menu: Asian America is available on DVD from the PBS online shop. TV broadcast begins December 8, 2015. Download the TV schedule here or check…
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.
Angela Sun, Phil Yu and Sonia Narang will present their projects at a live screening at the AAJA national convention on August 12, sponsored by CAAM. Followed by feature-length documentary, Off the Menu: Asian America, directed by Grace Lee and co-produced by CAAM and KQED.
“I am embarrassed that I have not taught Asian American film or literature in my classes before; I honestly didn’t know what was out there. The materials I’ve been exposed to in the seminar work on many levels.”
CAAM is thrilled to co-present five films at the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival: Frameline39.