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In the News

Comedian Jenny Yang on Hollywood’s Abuse and Lack of Diversity: ‘The Current Power Structure Doesn’t Work for Us Anymore’ (Variety, November 2, 2017)

A New Documentary Celebrates the Life of Tyrus Wong, Bambi’s Overlooked Innovator (Slate, September 7, 2017)

Musician Thao Nguyen on her movie tribute to her mother, “Nobody Dies” (KALW, September 7, 2017)

Tyrus Wong, The ‘Bambi’ Artist Who Endured America’s Racism, Gets His Due (Huffington Post, September 6, 2017)

Thao Nguyen Tells Her Own Story in Intimate Doc ‘Nobody Dies’ (KQED, September 3, 2017)

MacArthur Foundation Awards $5.7M to Support Diversity for Documentary Filmmakers (Deadline, August 15, 2017)

Amid the STEM frenzy, humanities and ‘human-ness’ matter (SF Chronicle, March 24, 2017)

CPB says Trump budget will aim to rescind FY2018 appropriation (Current, March 17, 2017)

Political climate makes Asian film fest more urgent than ever (SF Chronicle, February 24, 2017)

35th Annual CAAMFest Kicks Off (KTVU News, March 9, 2017)

Asian-Americans in Media: Persistence, Presence and Representations Are Keys to Progress (Deadline, November 3, 2016)

In search of scapegoats, exclusion past and present (San Francisco Chronicle, September 7, 2016)

CAAM to Launch ‘Who is American’ Education Campaign On Chinese Exclusion Act (NBC Asian America, August 18, 2016)

A guide to organizations bringing diversity to public media (Current, July 21, 2016)

Emmy diversity: 18 actors of color nominated (USA Today, July 15, 2016)

“Changing Season: On the Masumoto Family Farm” Documentary to Air Nationally (Valley Public Radio, April 19, 2016)

“‘Off the Menu: Asian America’ filmmaker talks Flamin’ Hot Cheetos sushi and food authenticity” (Los Angeles Times, December 9, 2015)

New PBS Documentary Defines Asian-American Identity Through Food” (NBC News, December 1, 2015)

Filmmaker helps young Muslims begin cinematic journey” (WHYY Newsworks, November 13, 2015)

Memories to Light” (NBC Bay Area, October 6, 2015)

Center for Asian American Media Announces 2015 Documentary Fund Awardees” (Colorlines, September 8, 2015)

Spotlight on the Center for Asian American Media” (NEA Art Works, June 25, 2015)

These Nightclub Entertainers Paved the Way for Asian-Americans in Show Biz” (NPR Code Switch, March 14, 2015)

CAAMFest Has Serious Fun with Evolving Identities in Film” (KQED Arts, March 12, 2015)

Arthur Dong documents life of genocide survivor Haing S. Ngor” (San Francisco Chronicle, March 12, 2015)

Asian Pacific America Welcomes Masashi Niwano and Felicia Lowe of CAAMFest 2015” (NBC Bay Area, March 10, 2015)


Press Releases

CAAM-Funded Film Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Wins Critics’ Choice Award (November 7, 2017)

CAAM Presents TYRUS, Abacus, Nobody Dies and Family Ingredients on Public TV this Fall (August 21, 2017)

CAAM Receives $600,000 From MacArthur Foundation to Support Asian American Documentary Filmmakers (August 17, 2017)

Seven New Asian American Documentaries Premiere on PBS and World Channel in May (April 13, 2017)

CAAMFest Wraps Up 11-Day Celebration of Asian and Asian American Film, Music and Food, Announces Move to May in 2018 (March 22, 2017)

CAAMFest Explores Historical and Cultural Intersections of Asian and Black Communities (February 9, 2017)

The Center for Asian American Media’s Full List of CAAMFest 2017 Press Releases (February 9, 2017)

The Center for Asian American Media Announces Programming for CAAMFest 2017, March 9-19 (February 9, 2017)

The Center for Asian American Media Presents ‘CAAMFeast’ Event Celebrating Asian American Culinary Achievement (February 9, 2017)

CAAMFest 2017 announces Centerpiece Films (January 31, 2017)

CAAMFest 2017 announces premieres of Opening Night Film, THE TIGER HUNTER, and Closing Night Film, THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT (January 26, 2017)

Comcast NBCUniversal and the Center for Asian American Media Join Together to Address the Current Situation of Asian Americans in Media | FULL PRESS KIT (October 12, 2016)

CAAMFest San Jose Returns with Free Public Screenings, October 6-14, 2016 (September 12, 2016)

CAAM’S New Slate of Documentaries Airs on PBS and World Channel this Fall (August 31, 2016)

CAAM to Develop “Who is American?” Public Engagement Project (August 15, 2016)

CAAM Announces Spring 2016 Documentary Fund Awards (June 1, 2016)

CAAM Senior Staff Debbie Ng Selected as DeVos Institute Fellow for Arts Management (May 25, 2016)

CAAM Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with America ReFramed (May 5, 2016)

Five Asian American Documentaries Premiere on PBS May 2016, Presented by CAAM (updated April 13, 2016)

Center for Asian American Media Selected as a Grantee of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Innovation and Management Program (November 23, 2015)

Off the Menu: Asian America Premieres Nationally on PBS December 8, 2015

CAAM Announces 2015 Documentary Fund Awards (September 2, 2015)

CAAM Awarded Prestigious Cal Humanities Community Stories Grant (August 24, 2015)

America ReFramed and the Center for Asian American Media Celebrate APA Heritage Month with TV Broadcast Premieres and Online Events (May 7, 2015)


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