Chinese Film Festival at Portland Museum of Art – Jan. 17-19, 2020

Dear CAFAM members,

PMA Films and the Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine are proud to present a weekend featuring some of the most celebrated arthouse films from China in a rare chance to see them on a big screen.

The movies include Long Day’s Journey Into Night (2018), Shadow (2018), Ash Is Purest White (2018), and One Child Nation (2019). Not rated. Various running times. In Chinese and other languages with subtitles.

Please go to for more information.

Will China Save the Planet?

Dear CAFAM members,

The World Affairs Council of Maine and the Chinese American Friendship Association of Maine will co-host an evening with Barbara Finamore, the author of “Will China Save the Planet”.

Where: Wishcamper Center at 34 Bedford Street, Portland

When: Tuesday, January 14th at 5:30pm

Tickets: WAC/CAFAM members $20, General Public $25.

Purchase Tickets by Thursday, Jan 2nd to receive a copy of Barbara’s book, at

FMI: – 207 780-4337

Will China Save the Planet – Jan 14th.pdf

Language Table Reminder January 8th and 22nd

Dear CAFAM members,

Next month, January 8th and 22nd, from 12pm-1pm, the Mandarin roundtable will be held at The Language Exchange, 75 Market Street, Suite 305 (3rd floor) in downtown Portland.

These roundtables are open to all interested — members and non-members of CAFAM, students and non-students of The Language Exchange — and to all levels of Mandarin Chinese.

Come and partake in fun and informal conversations in Mandarin and get to know a community of like-minded people. Feel free to bring your lunch.

New England Institute of Education Chinese Enrollment Open

Dear CAFAM members,

New England Institute of Education Chinese School has enrollment open now for classes in Falmouth. Classes start Jan. 6th, 2020 and are for 1st grade through adult. Also, individual classes are available by appointment.

FMI call (207) 807-8796

Who We Are

The Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine provides forums and outreach to promote awareness of and appreciation for Chinese culture. More.


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