A wide selection of Asian American movies, entertainment, news and blogs as part of the Comcast’s sponsorship of CAAMFest 2014, the international Asian American film festival held in San Francisco. All Xfinity On Demand content from CAAMFest will be free and accessible for Comcast customers. Additionally, Xfinity Asia (xfinity.com/asia), Comcast’s online microsite dedicated to Asian-American entertainment, will feature free content available to all visitors of the site.
“We are always looking for ways to bring new multicultural content to our customers, wherever and whenever they want it,” said Ruben Mendiola, Vice President and General Manager, Multicultural Services for Comcast Cable in a statement. “CAAMFest is known for discovering new talent, and we’re excited to bring a broad selection of films and shows to our customers for the very first time. This will be available for free and across multiple screens on Xfinity On Demand, Xfinity.com/asia, and the Xfinity TV Go App.”
All month on Xfinity Asia, Comcast will feature blog posts and news from CAAMFest, photos of directors and actors along with access to films from festivals past.
• Exclusive Interviews with Content Creators—Xfinity Asia will feature exclusive interviews with several filmmakers including Spencer Nakasako, Quentin Lee, Tad Nakamura and JP Chan.
• New CAAM releases – View a new CAAM film from this year’s festival for free on Xfinity Asia.
• The Best of CAAMFest—Nine hit films from past festivals will be available on Xfinity On Demand. Top films including Quentin Lee’s The People I’ve Slept With, Spencer Nakasako’s Refugee, Loni Ding’s ground-breaking portrait of Japanese American soldiers during WWII, The Color of Honor, and JP Chan’s short film series The Three Uses of a Knife Trilogy.
CAAMFest is the nation’s largest showcase of new Asian American and Asian films and runs from March 13 to 23. The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American’s experiences to the broadest audience possible.