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.
By Alfred Dicioco
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.”
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.
By Joseph Pimentel
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. [...]
By Marilyn Abalos
Here’s what’s happening Filipino-wise in the Big Apple until early August. Enjoy my listing of cultural news.