CAAMFEST 37: FOLLOW ME SHORTS

CAAMFEST 37: FOLLOW ME SHORTS

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Zombie Popcorn is excited to Co-Present several films this year at CAAMFest37! CAAMFest celebrates its 37th year and takes place across the San Francisco Bay Area from May 9-19, 2019 during APA Heritage Month.

On Sunday, May 12th at the AMC Kabuki 8 theater, we will co-present six short films, in the Follow Me Shorts screening.

How to Get Tickets

AMC Kabuki 8
Sunday May 12
9:00 pm
Located at:
1881 Post Street, San Francisco, CA. 94115


About the Films

If a tree falls in a forest, but no one Instagrams it, does it matter? Social media has changed our world and the characters in this visionary program are feeling the effects. Whether they’re searching for their online community or struggling with overwhelming FOMO, this collection of films tackles modern technology head on.

The Shorts

BUFFALO NICKEL

A bored and lonely Indian American woman unwittingly calls upon the powers of a Social Media Influencer who offers her a chance to change.

Directed by Youthana Yuos
Starring: Rukhmani K. Desai, Hayley Keown


CONTOURS

Existing between her parents’ unfamiliar heritage and the norms of Western society, a teenage girl’s refuge in a hotel suite following cosmetic eyelid surgery explores the amorphous nature of first-generation Asian American identity.

Directed by Javian Ashton Le
Starring: Shay Lee Abeson, Clara Wong, Karen Tsen Lee


REACH

When a young woman struggling with body image issues posts a photo of herself online, we follow the spectrum of reactions that occur in every corner of the internet.

Directed by Mike Wierzenski and Mina Park
Starring: Ryan Lee, Lauren Bray


SELF PORTRAIT

SELF PORTRAIT is an experimental short of a woman’s journey into her inner well.

Directed by Sharon Choi


SELF PORTRAIT

An 18-year-old Instagram influencer attempts to reconcile his identity online with his identity in real life.

Directed by Barna Szász and Ellie Wen


SWORDED LOVE

Fleeting cinematic impressions of star-crossed swordsmen are captured in the oblique wanderings of emulsion lifted from a stray reel of a 35mm kung fu action film.

Directed by Tina Takemoto


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Jason Bayless

Jason Bayless is a life-long activist and is currently working at The Pachamama Alliance. When he is not working he spends, working with Center for Farmworker Families and spending his time recording shows, writing blogs, collecting 3D movies, and playing VR games.

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