With My Mother Shorts Program [CAAMFest Online]

This year’s CAAMFest presented an aptly packaged double of shorts exploring the complex relationships of mothers and daughters in an Asian-American context. The two films in this shorts program, Leena Pendharkar’s Awaken (USA, 2019) and Eris Qian’s Mother […]

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on May, 30 · in Reviews

Bay Area Food Stories Shorts Program [CAAMFest Online]

A specific strand of the San Francisco-based Center for Asian American Media’s 2020 online film festival is devoted to cuisines from Asia. The curation of three food-oriented shorts explores how, for certain immigrants, food is […]

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on May, 17 · in Reviews

First Vote (USA, 2020) [CAAMFest Online]

In her debut documentary, First Vote, Yin Chen presents a refreshing new look into an often-unexamined aspect of the American electorate – that of the Asian-American voter. Through several case studies and interviews, First Vote attempts to dismiss […]

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on May, 14 · in Reviews


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