Event

CAAMFest 2018 | Family Pictures USA: Detroit Is The Future and It’s Okay!

Friday, May 18, 7 pm
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join OMCA and the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) Festival for a screening from the television series Family Pictures USA: Detroit is the Future and It's Okay! (2018) from director Thomas Allen Harris.

Photo albums are portals to rich, diverse stories in Detroit, MI, in the pilot episode of this CAAM-co-produced PBS series and transmedia project. Host/director Thomas Allen Harris traverses America’s cities and neighborhoods, exploring personal moments, shared experiences, and family connections found through captured photographic memories, while extracting universal elements of humanity.

Tickets are available for purchase through CAAMFest. Buy tickets

Celebrate the 36th anniversary of CAAMFest, one the Bay Area’s premier film festivals. Known for outstanding entries that spotlight Asian-American stories, filmmakers, and film producers, screenings on both sides of the Bay promise to be as dynamic and powerful as ever. Past CAAMFest screenings at OMCA have included When the Bough Breaks (2013), Awesome Asian Bad Guys (2014), Changing Season (2015), Mele Murals (2016), and Blasian Narratives (2017). 

Presented in partnership with the Center for Asian American Media and CAAMFest 2018.