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San Francisco LGBT film fest features 5 Filipino-interest entries


Frameline38: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival will feature five Filipino-interest films during its run in four Bay Area theaters. Frameline is the world’s largest LGBT media arts nonprofit organization.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino Films to get special spot at LA Asian Pacific Film Festival

Bernard Palanca and Art Acuna in “Kabisera” CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS

The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) this year is devoting a special category to showcase new works from the Philippines called “New Faces of Philippine Cinema.”

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Historical society pans ‘Cesar Chavez’ film for inaccuracies

Larry Itliong and Cesar Chavez of the United Farm Workers march with United Automobile Workers leader Walter Reuther. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The national leadership of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) hailed the appearance of United Farm Workers (UFW) co-founder Larry Itliong in the Hollywood biopic “Cesar Chavez,” but criticized its failure “to offer a nuanced and accurate history of the farm workers’ movement.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am showcases Filipino animation talent

Marla De Castro Rauch

Her Philippine based-company has worked on some of the world’s most famous video games—“Call of Duty: Black Ops” and “Modern Warfare,” “Heavy Rain,” “Mortal Kombat” and “Injustice: Gods among Us.”   Fil-Am Marla De Castro Rausch is the president and CEO of Animation Vertigo, a company that specializes in motion capture tracking and animation.   [...]

Posted: September 11th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Filipino film showings in New York City

Mylene Dizon and Jodi Sta. Maria in Aparisyon

Here’s what’s happening Filipino-wise in the Big Apple until early August. Enjoy my listing of cultural news.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »