5-6 pages typed double-spaced (not including bibliography and/or endnotes), no larger than 12-point type, please. Please be sure your paper is the full length required.
Attend one screening (from the programs listed below ONLY) at the CAAMfest.
It will be held in San Francisco from March 9-19, 2017. There are also limited screenings in Oakland.
For film descriptions, schedule and ticket information visit:
Please write about one of the films below in response to the following topic:
Early Asian American filmmakers made films for a number of reasons.
Describeoneof those reasons and show how the film you select reflects that reason.
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Attendoneprogram from the list below. Do not write about any other films in the film festival.
THE TIGER HUNTER
WHO IS ARTHUR CHU?
WINDOW HORSES: THE POETIC PERSIAN EPIPHANY OF ROSIE MING
THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT
RABBIT IN THE MOON
WHEN RABBIT LEFT THE MOON
GOOD LUCK SOUP
POI E: THE STORY OF OUR SONG
VISIONS IN THE DARK: THE LIFE OF PINKY THOMPSON
THE PEOPLE’S HOSPITAL
CHEE AND T
95 AND 6 TO GO
RANDOM ACTS OF LEGACY
Shorts programs (pick three films from one of these shows to write about)
For The Faint Of Heart
In The Mood For Love . . . Maybe
IMPORTANT: Be sure to state the thesis clearly and underline it. Supporting ideas much support the thesis and need to specifically discuss a reason why early AA filmmakers made films.