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.
By Alexis Drechsler
A bimonthly entertainment print magazine and a remittance partnership are just two of the new ventures The Filipino Channel (TFC) unveiled on Feb. 22, indicating that 2013 would just be as busy for the cable channel as the previous year, according to its officers.
By Marlon Ramos
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) played down, on Tuesday, rumors that alleged foreign Islamic extremists might have slipped into the country to spark violence during local protest actions against the US-made film, “Innocence of Muslims,” which triggered unrest in several Muslim countries.