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  1. Making Noise in Silence

    Mina T. Son / USA / 2011 / 19 min / World Premiere

    Class is in session at the California School for the Deaf; it’s a typical American high school, with jocks, nerds, misfits, cheerleaders, and new kids. In Making Noise in Silence, follow two Korean American teens as they discover what it means to be both Deaf and Korean. Winner, Best Short Documentary, 2011 San Diego Asian Film Festival. Winner of the 2012 Loni Ding award in Social Issues Documentary.
    See Roots and Reality for screenings.
  2. Memoria

    Yihwen Chen / Malaysia / 2011 / 8 min / World Premiere

    Haunted by silent trauma, this visually contemplative film examines what it means to have a past that permeates your present.
    See White Elephant for screenings.
  3. Modern Family

    Kwang-Bin Kim / South Korea / 2011 / 18 min / North America Premiere

    An entirely new dimension of family dynamics develops when a hardworking father returns home to an eye-widening set of circumstances in this thrilling South Korean exploration of public image, collective conscience and deplorable morals.
    See XXX Shorts for screenings.
  4. Moke Action

    'Aina Paikai / USA / 2011 / 5 min

    From the University of Hawai’i film school comes the hilarious and somewhat unintelligible tale of a confrontation in Yuen’s Grocery on a hot afternoon.
    See Papa Mau: The Way Finder for screenings.
  5. Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

    S. Leo Chiang / USA / 2011 / 72 min / World Premiere

    Follow New Orleans Representative Joseph Cao—the first Vietnamese American member of the U.S. Congress, and the only non-white Republican Congressman— in this compelling documentary on contemporary politics. Meet Joseph Cao on 3/18

    March 10, 2012 4:00 pm
    Pacific Film Archive Theater
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    March 13, 2012 6:30 pm
    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
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    March 18, 2012 7:10 pm
    Camera 3 Cinemas
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  6. Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful

    Yuriko Gamo Romer / USA / 2012 / 66 min

    Standing less than five feet tall and weighing less than 100 pounds, 98-year-old Keiko Fukuda is the first and only woman to hold 10th Dan, Judo’s highest black belt. Director Yuriko Gamo Romer weaves archival footage, intimate interviews, and on-the-mat action to bring you her remarkable story. With short Ring Laila. Meet Keiko Fukuda on 3/18.

    March 11, 2012 3:00 pm
    Castro Theater
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    March 18, 2012 2:00 pm
    Camera 3 Cinemas
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  7. My Name is Seven

    D.B. Cheng / USA / 2011 / 7 min / World Premiere

    Seven is a true B-boy deep inside, but will his moves impress the girl of his dreams?
    See First Name Basis for screenings.
  8. My Wedding and Other Secrets

    Roseanne Liang / New Zealand / 2010 / 88 min

    Aspiring filmmaker Emily Chu must confront her desire to please everyone in this nerdy love story of strict parents, film geeks and Dungeons & Dragons. Pride and Prejudice by way of Eagle Vs. Shark, this idiosyncratic comedy eats “quirky” for breakfast, tweaking race relations and the romantic comedy format along the way.

    March 11, 2012 1:45 pm
    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
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    March 15, 2012 8:45 pm
    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
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    March 17, 2012 2:00 pm
    Camera 3 Cinemas
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  9. Nani

    Justin Tipping / USA / 2011 / 21 min / World Premiere

    A bold and emotionally palpable story of a teenage graffiti artist and an aging woman. Through their misadventures of tagging the streets, they rediscover what it means to be alive.
    See White Elephant for screenings.
  10. Nice Girls Crew

    Tanuj Chopra / USA / 60 min

    Three childhood friends reunite for a book club in this raunchy, Bridesmaids-meets-Arrested Development, comedy series. Starring Sheetal Sheth, Michelle Krusiec, and Lynn Chen, this CAAM production is created/written by Christine Kwon and directed/written by Tanuj Chopra (Punching at the Sun). Stars in person!

    March 10, 2012 6:30 pm
    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
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    March 17, 2012 8:00 pm
    Camera 3 Cinemas
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    March 15, 2012 4:30 pm
    Sundance Kabuki Cinemas
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