March 14, 2013 – March 24, 2013

CAAM presents CAAMFest (formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, or SFIAAFF) every March. CAAMFest is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films, annually presenting approximately 130 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland. Since 1982, the festival has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a vital source for new Asian cinema.


Program Schedule
AAM: Asian Art Museum / CAS: Castro Theatre / FROG: Superfrog Gallery / GREAT: Great Star Theater / HOT:  Hotel Kabuki / KAB: Sundance Kabuki Cinemas / OMCA: Oakland Museum of California / NP: New People Cinema / PFA: Pacific Film Archive / RICK: Rickshaw Stop / SLATE: Slate Bar / UBCR: Union Bank Community Room

March 14, 2013 (Thu)
Linsanity / CAS/ 7:00 pm
Opening Night Gala / AAM / 9:30 pm

March 15, 2013 (Fri)
Marilou Diaz-Abaya: Filmmaker On a Voyage / KAB / 2:30 pm
When I walk / KAB / 5:00 pm
Emotional Eaters – Short / KAB / 5:00 pm
The Cheer Ambassadors / NP / 6:00 pm
Graceland / NP / 7:00 pm
Seeking Asian Female / PFA / 7:00 pm
Go Grandriders + How I Learned to Tell a Lie / KAB / 7:20 pm
Jiseul / KAB / 7:30 pm
XMAS Without China / KAB / 9:10 pm
Sunset Stories / PFA / 9:10 pm
One On One – Shorts / KAB / 9:15 pm
Someone I Used to Know / NP / 9:15 pm

March 16, 2013 (Sat)
Beautiful 2012 / KAB / 12:40 pm
E Haku Inoa + Piko / NP / 12:15 pm
Invoking Justice / KAB / 1:00 pm
The Mosuo Sisters / NP / 2:10 pm
On Bodies – Shorts / KAB / 3:00 pm
Late Summer + Conversation / KAB / 3:00 pm
The School for Good and Evil  / FROG / 3:00 pm
Mekong Hotel + Advantageous / PFA / 4:00 pm
WYSIWYG – Shorts / NP  / 4:20 pm
When Night Falls + Conversation / KAB / 5:20 pm
Comrade Kim Goes Flying / KAB / 5:45 pm
Harana / PFA / 5:50 pm
Dead Dad / NP / 6:40 pm
High Tech, Low Life / KAB / 7:30 pm
Nice Girls Crew 2 / KAB / 8:00 pm
Beijing Flickers + Shanghai Strangers / PFA / 8:20 pm
When Hari Got Married / NP / 9:00 pm
The Land of Hope / KAB / 9:40 pm
Festival Social Club / SLATE / 10:00 pm

March 17, 2013 (Sun)
2013 Ready, Set, Pitch! Panel / HOT / 10:00 am
The Reluctant Fundamentalist / CAS / 12:00 pm
Touch of the Light / NP / 12:00 pm
A Wrench in the Works – Shorts / KAB / 12:15 pm
Marilou Diaz-Abaya: Filmmaker on a Voyage / KAB / 12:40 pm
Mekong Hotel + Advantageous / NP / 2:10 pm
Let’s Play Music! + Lina’la Lusong / KAB / 2:30 pm
Queer Convergence – Shorts – CAS / 2:40 pm
When Night Falls / KAB / 3:00 pm
Beautiful 2012 / PFA / 4:00 pm
Postcards from the Zoo / NP / 4:15 pm
WYSIWYG – Shorts / KAB / 5:00 pm
Midnight’s Children / CAS / 6:00 pm
Old Romance / PFA / 6:00 pm
Seeking Haven + Inheritance / NP / 6:30 pm
Abigail Harm / KAB / 7:00 pm
Harana / KAB / 7:10 pm
881 / PFA / 7:45 pm
High Tech, Low Life / NP / 9:00 pm
When I Walk / KAB / 9:30 pm
Turn It Up To 11 Part 2: Wild Days / KAB / 9:40 pm
Sunset Stories / CAS / 9:45 pm

March 18, 2013 (Mon)
Abigail Harm / KAB / 6:15 pm
Memory of Forgotten War + Conversation / KAB / 6:30 pm
XMAS Without China / NP / 6:30 pm
The Cheer Ambassadors / KAB / 8:30 pm
A Wrench in the Works – Shorts / NP / 8:30 pm
Seeking Haven + Inheritance / KAB / 8:50 pm

March 19, 2013 (Tue)
Old Romances / KAB / 6:00 pm
Dead Dad / KAB / 6:15 pm
On Bodies – Shorts / NP / 6:30 pm
High Tech, Low Life / KAB / 8:20 pm
Jiseul / KAB / 8:30 pm

March 20, 2013 (Wed)
Let’s Play Music! + Lina’la Lusong / NP / 6:45 pm
15 + Conversation / PFA / 7:00 pm
The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven 3D / KAB / 7:00 pm
The Mosuo Sisters / NP / 8:45 pm
Late Summer / KAB / 9:15 pm
Queer Convergence – Shorts / KAB / 9:20 pm

March 21, 2013 (Thu)
Dosa Hunt / AAM / 6:00 pm
One on One – Shorts / KAB / 6:30 pm
When the Bough Breaks + Conversation / NP / 7:00 pm
The Land of Hope / PFA / 7:00 pm
E Haku Inoa + Piko / KAB / 8:50 pm
WYSIWYG – Shorts / KAB 9:00 pm
Beijing Flickers + Shanghai Strangers / NP / 9:20 pm

March 22, 2013 (Fri)
Astro Boy: The Movie / NP / 5:30 pm
Turn It Up to 11 Part 2: Wild Days / GREAT / 7:00 pm
Astro Boy: 60th Anniversary Exhibition / FROG / 7:00 pm
Invoking Justice / PFA / 7:00 pm
Nice Girls Crew 2 / NP / 8:00 pm
Postcards from the Zoo / PFA / 8:45 pm
Graceland / NP / 10:15 pm

March 23, 2013 (Sat)
Cook Salon: Mixing Masala / Frog / 11:00 am
Someone I Used to Know / NP / 12:00 pm
Go Grandriders + How I Learned to Tell a Lie / GREAT / 2:00 pm
Cook Salon: (Bitter)Sweet / FROG / 2:00 pm
When the Bough Breaks + Conversation / OMCA / 2:00 pm
Emotional Eaters – Shorts / NP / 2:30 pm
Beijing Flickers + Shanghai Strangers / GREAT / 4:00 pm
Asian Chops – PBS Food Show / KQED / 5:00 pm
Seeking Asian Female / NP / 5:00 pm
Touch of the Light / PFA / 6:00 pm
Seeking Asian Female Panel / UBCR / 7:00 pm
Invoking Justice / NP / 7:15 pm
Comrade Kim Goes Flying / PFA / 8:45 pm
When I Walk / NP / 9:15 pm
Directions in Sound / RICK / 9:30 pm

March 24, 2013 (Sun)
Dead Dad / NP / 12:30 pm
Someone I Used to Know / GREAT / 2:00 pm
When Hari Got Married / NP / 2:45 pm
Comrade Kim Goes Flying / GREAT / 4:00 pm
Groove Salon / FROG / 4:00 pm
Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies / NP / 5:00 pm
XMAS Without China / NP / 7:30 pm


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