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CAAMFest 2023 Fanny: The Right to Rock Film + Concert
May 19, 2023 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Fanny: The Right To Rock, directed by Bobbi Jo Krals
Friday, May 19, 5:30 PM | SFMOMA Phyllis Wattis Theater
Fanny: The Right to Rock is about a band of FIlipina American young women from the Bay Area, formed in the 1960s. The film explores Fanny’s uphill battle to complete and release their new album, with the fascinating herstory of the band’s improbable journey during their 70s heyday. This screening is made possible with support from Mona Lisa Yuchengco. Expected guests: Filmmaker Bobbi Jo Krals and Fanny members Jean Millington, June Millington, and Brie Darling.
DIRECTIONS IN SOUND: FANNY AND FRIENDS
Saturday, May 20, 1:00 PM | Yerba Buena Gardens
Directions in Sound, CAAMFest’s fresh music showcase, returns once more to the SOMA Pilipinas Filipino Heritage District for a renewed collaboration with the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Tearing up the stage will be the legendary Fanny, the first all-female rock band – co-founded by two Filipina American sisters – to release an LP with a major record label in the US. They will be joined by rapper Ruby Ibarra and newcomer, Peaboo and the Catz. This program is made possible with support from AARP.