Film and Party Pricing - Member $55/General $65
Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 7:00 PM
CAAMFest opens with the Bay Area premiere of Lena Khan’s first feature film, THE TIGER HUNTER. Join CAAM at the majestic Castro Theatre to experience the endearing and light-hearted story of Sami (Danny Pudi), a young Indian engineer who moves to America during the 1970s wave of South Asian immigration to gain wealth, live up to the notoriety of his legendary tiger-hunting father, and above all, win the favor of his childhood sweetheart Ruby. As reality hits and Sami quickly learns his dreams will be harder to achieve than he thought, Sami is forced to look inward and decide what kind of person he wants to be. Khan’s film is a testament to the immigrant experience, and the meaningful, invaluable contributions they make to American history and society.
Following THE TIGER HUNTER premiere, attendees, filmmakers and press will join CAAM at the beautiful Asian Art Museum for the Opening Night Gala. Guests will indulge in a cornucopia of food, drink, music, art and conversation about the m