SATURDAY MARCH 7

SCARY COW 25th SHORT FILM FESTIVAL Show stars at 2:00

Scary Cow is a Bay Area co-op that makes short films using a community oriented model that empowers anyone with a passion for the art. We believe that the best way to learn filmmaking is by making films with like-minded enthusiasts. With over 250 shorts screened to date, filmmakers continue to shine with several entries on the film festival circuit. We give back to our members and have awarded over $250,000 in budget money to date. So come support emerging filmmakers and vote for your favorite films. There's something for everyone! More info and tickets at Scary Cow - the indie film co-op

 
     
   


THURSDAY MARCH 12

Seoul Searching 6:30 pm

Fresh off its world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, CAAMFest 2015 opens with SEOUL SEARCHING, directed by award winning Korean-American director Benson Lee, Set in the 1980s and inspired by Lee’s own personal experiences, SEOUL SEARCHING is a fun coming-of-age feature, chronicling the shenanigans and personal journeys of a group of international Korean teens sent to a government-sponsored summer camp for a crash course in Korean culture. More information and tickets

 
     
   


SUNDAY MARCH 15

OUT/HERE (SHORTS) 12:00 pm

From a Filipino immigrant struggling with her undocumented status in the United States in order to live as an out lesbian to a child’s point of view on the much debated subject of marriage equality, these narratives and documentaries collectively broaden the scope of what it means to be queer.

Off The Menu: Asian America 2:20 pm

CAAM is excited to welcome back CAAMFest favorite Grace Lee with Off the Menu: Asian America, a CAAM and KQED co-production. From the Gulf Coast of Texas to the heartland of Wisconsin to New York's Lower East Side and beyond, OFF THE MENU: Asian America delves into a wealth of stories, traditions, and unexpected characters that explore what it means to be Asian American today.

The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor 4:10 pm

Making its world premiere at CAAMFest 2015, THE KILLING FIELDS OF DR. HAING S. NGOR chronicles the life, times and murder of actor and humanitarian Dr. Haing S. Ngor, a Cambodian genocide survivor who escaped to America and won an Oscar for his first acting role in THE KILLING FIELDS. Following the screening, join director Arthur Dong at the Centerpiece Reception.

Centerpiece Reception 6:00 pm

Celebrate opening weekend in style at the historic Castro Theatre mezzanine. Grab a handcrafted Remy Martin cocktail and clink glasses with the nearest stranger — after all, you never know who you might rub elbows with. Director Shonali Bose and Spotlight Honoree Arthur Dong in attendance.

Margarita, With a Straw 7:00 pm

Laila is an aspiring writer and NYU transplant, via Delhi University, whose cerebral palsy is a footnote to her other achievements. When she falls for a fiery female activist, her creative and personal boundaries are tested. Shonali Bose’s (AMU) deeply personal film dazzles with moments of quiet self-discovery and first love, unbound by ability and difference. 7:00 pm

My Fair Wedding 9:40 pm

In an intimate and candid documentary, filmmakers Gwang-Soo and Dave plan their landmark wedding, the first same-sex marriage performed in South Korea. However, gay marriage opponents make their displeasure heard before and during the grooms’ special day. A light-hearted love story with strong undertones about marriage equality.

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TUESDAY MARCH 17, 2015 A.D.  SPECIAL EVENT

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR with TED NEELEY and BARRY DENNEN Live! ($12)
VIP 5:00 • Q&A 6:30 • Film 7:00

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's hit rock opera recounts the last week in the life of Christ as told from the point of view of Judas. Shot on location in Israel, director Norman Jewison takes an innovative approach to the razzle-dazzle, each role perfectly brought to life by Ted Neeley, Carl Anderson, Yvonne Elliman and Barry Dennen. (1973, 108 min, DCP 'Scope) Advance Tickets

 
     
   


SATURDAY MARCH 21

Peaches Christ Productions Proudly Presents

Saturday March 21st, 3pm & 8pm
THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
with a wicked fierce pre-show parody spectacular "The Witches Of East Bay"
starring COCO PERU, CHAD MICHAELS, & PEACHES CHRIST

Three Seasoned Queens. One Horny Devil.

Something wicked fierce this ways comes! Peaches Christ invites you to attend the World Premiere of a magical new pre-show spectacular "The Witches Of East Bay" with very special guest stars and drag legends Coco Peru and Chad Michaels. Three seasoned, single drag queens in a picturesque East Bay village have their wishes granted – at a cost – when a mysterious and flamboyant drag fan arrives in their lives. With Thomas Dekker as Daryl Van Horny and Peggy L'eggs as Fellatio Alden.

WARNING: This show may cause you to toss your cherries!
- See more at: Peaches Christ. THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK

 
 
 
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