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New Year Mochi Pounding

It’s almost time to ring in the new year! During this time, we may celebrate our own traditions, possibly something unique to our families, or maybe something our ancestors have been doing for generations. Within Japanese culture, family and friends gather to pound mochi together, called mochitsuki. This happens less often today, with store-bought mochi being available. If you’ve seen how […]

Throwback Thursday: Kip Fulbeck’s Santa’s Village Visit in 1972

  • December 30, 2015
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Kip Fulbeck, an artist, spoken word performer, filmmaker, author and professor, shares some footage from his home movie collection as part of CAAM’s Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies initiative. Fulbeck is the author of several books including Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids; Part Asian, 100% Hapa and Permanence: Tattoo Portraits. His film titles include […]

Home Movie Day is Back!

Join CAAM and our partners from the film archive community for Home Movie Day 2015 on Saturday, December 12 at the Internet Archive in San Francisco, CA. The event is free, with a suggested donation at the door. Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking, providing an opportunity for individuals and families to see and […]

Memories to Light in Toronto

  • October 29, 2014
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CAAM Executive Director Stephen Gong presents a selection of highlights from CAAM’s Memories to Light national initiative at the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival on November 11th in Toronto, Canada.