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DRAWING THE TIGER

MELE MURALS

OPERATION POPCORN

PAINTED NAILS

MELE MURALS

TADASHI NAKAMURA / USA 2015 / 60 MINS Beyond the serene coastlines that have made the Hawaiian Islands famous lies a deeper community connection amongst locals. Artists Estria Miyashiro and John Hina travel to the rural town of Waimea, HI, where they attempt to connect ancient Hawaiian traditions and graffiti with the youth of tomorrow. FRI MAR 18 | 7:00PM | OMCA SAT MAR 19 | 12:10PM | NEW PEOPLE

OPERATION POPCORN

DAVID GRABIAS / USA 2015 / 80 MINS

When a Hmong businessman rises to prominence in his community, he decides to answer a call-to-action to help the Hmong people fighting for their lives against violent attacks from the communist Lao government. What happens next is a strange and intriguing real-life story that you have to see to believe. SUN MAR 13 | 7:00PM | ROXIE

NINTH FLOOR

PAINTED NAILS

The Sir George Williams riot of 1969 was one of the most pivotal moments in Canada’s history. In her debut feature-length documentary, Mina Shum gives a long-anticipated look at this climactic event in race relations. Filled with first-person recollections, NINTH FLOOR explores when one school protest sparked a monumental movement.

Mission District nail salon owner Van Hoang tackles the cosmetics industry in this provocative documentary. PAINTED NAILS focuses on the little-known implications of getting a mani-pedi as it raises awareness of the daily health hazards faced by nail techs on the job.

MINA SHUM / USA 2015 / 81 MINS

SAT MAR 12 | 2:40PM | ROXIE

DIANNE GRIFFIN & ERICA JORDAN / USA 2015 / 58 MINS

SAT MAR 12 | 12:40PM | ALAMO SUN MAR 20 | 5:20PM | NEW PARKWAY

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Profile for Center for Asian American Media

CAAMFest 2016 Program Guide  

(Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival)

CAAMFest 2016 Program Guide  

(Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival)

Profile for caamedia