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  1. Jake Shimabukuro Documentary

    Tadashi Nakamura / USA / 60 min / World Premiere

    CAAM and PIC are proud to present the World Premiere of their new documentary on ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. The film follows Jake around the world on tour and visits home to his native Hawaii, where he has risen from local hero to international star. Jake Shimabukuro will be in the house for a performance after the screening!

    March 14, 2012 7:30 pm
    Castro Theater
    Tickets not currently on sale

  2. Jin

    Il Cho / USA / 2011 / 20 min / World Premiere

    Set against the backdrop of K-town’s vibrant nightlife, Jin follows a young man seeking to provide a future for his brother while reconciling his conscience with the harsh realities of the world.
    See First Name Basis for screenings.
  3. Johnny Loves Dolores

    Clarissa De Los Reyes / USA / Phillipines / 2011 / 27 min / World Premiere

    Two Filipino illegal immigrants—a lonely clerk and a jobless cleaning lady—form an odd arrangement during the recent economic downturn. Johnny Loves Dolores examines an aspect of the Filipino migrant experience in which money drives relationships, and where loneliness is just one of the many consequences of working in another country.
    See First Name Basis for screenings.
  4. Kaveri

    Shilpa Munikempanna / India / 2011 / 19 min / North America Premiere

    A delicate coming-of-age journey that follows a young girl as she negotiates what it means to become a woman.
    See First Name Basis for screenings.
  5. Keao

    Kaliko Spenser / USA / 2008 / 11 min / San Francisco Premiere

    A hula dancer rejects the commercialism of the modern hula show. She decides to hang up her coconut bra and seek fulfillment in ancient cultural practices.
    See There Once Was An Island for screenings.
  6. Knots

    Michael Kang / USA / 2011 / 77 min / San Francisco Premiere

    Three sisters and their oft-divorced mother are successful at their wedding planning business, but not at their own love affairs, in this Hawaii-set, island powered romantic comedy from Michael Kang (The Motel; West 32nd). Three strong multiracial lead actresses join with Sung Kang and Illeana Douglas for this breezy take on family ties and romantic entanglements.

    March 16, 2012 7:00 pm
    Camera 3 Cinemas
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  7. LA Coffin School

    Erin Li / USA / 2011 / 5 min / San Francisco Premiere

    In this perfectly paced sketch, people experience their deaths in a special school, L.A. Coffin School, where they can revisit fragmented memories from the past.
    See Where We Live for screenings.
  8. Lady Razorbacks

    Laura Green / USA / 2011 / 4 min

    When a group of Pacific Islander women struggles to start a rugby team in East Palo Alto, they find the field to be an unexpected sanctuary.
    See First Name Basis for screenings.
  9. Looking For Jiro

    Tina Takemoto / USA / 2011 / 6 min / San Francisco Premiere

    This high-camp musical satire strings together baked goods, Japanese internment history, Madonna and deplorable American domestic policy, all while bumping some dance-worthy remixes.
    See XXX Shorts for screenings.
  10. Love Crimes of Kabul

    Tanaz Eshaghian / USA / 2011 / 71 min / San Francisco Premiere

    In this intimate, HBO-produced portrayal of Afghan society and its treatment of women, the Emmy-nominated director Tanaz Eshaghian goes where few journalists have ever been: Kabul’s Badam Bagh Women’s Prison, and discovers the heartbreaking stories of its “moral prisoners,” who are incarcerated for premarital sex, running away from home, and adultery.

    March 9, 2012 9:00 pm
    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
    Tickets not currently on sale

    March 14, 2012 9:00 pm
    Pacific Film Archive Theater
    Tickets not currently on sale

    March 17, 2012 10:00 pm
    Camera 3 Cinemas
    Tickets not currently on sale

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