Celebrate Filipino American History Month with FilAm Creative by joining us at the Asian World Film Festival for Philippines Film Day.
ArcLight Cinemas Culver City
9500 Culver Blvd, Culver City, California 90232
DATE & TIME:
Saturday, October 27, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm | Red Carpet Arrivals
3:00pm – 6:00pm | Short Films Presentation and Q&A
6:00pm – 9:00pm | Signal Rock (Oscars Submission from the Philippines)
Monday, October 29, 2018
12:00pm – 3:00pm | Signal Rock (Oscars Submission from the Philippines)
SHORT FILMS LINE-UP & SYNOPSIS:
USA / 2018 / 10:00 TRT
Several years after America has placed a “kill-all” order on anyone suspected of dealing in drug trade, a photojournalist discovers the corrupt nature of the world she lives in.
Director: Kiersten Villanueva
Writer: Krista Tamares
Producer: Helene Hollidge
Cast: Trisha Molina, Mason Moghimi, Denisse Bon
WHO TO LOVE
USA / 2017 / 10:00 TRT
In the near future, a couple goes on another date to see if they are right for each other. Adam, meets his date, Tracy, a young single mother of one, in a nice restaurant. They have a pleasant dinner, which leads to drinks at a bar. However, a part of Tracy’s past comes up in conversation.
Director: Rommel Andaya
Writer: Michael Kuya
Producer: Michael Kuya, Rommel Andaya
Cast: Michael Kuya, Aina Dumlao, Anna Pan
USA / 2018 / 8:24 TRT
Marcelina Rodriguez, a Filipino grandmother, tries to cope with homesickness, while living in Los Angeles. She spends her savings on annual care packages for her family.
Director: Nicole Dizon
Producer: Nicole Dizon
Featuring: Marcelina Rodriguez, Anthony Ocampo, Sylvia Dizon
USA / 2018 / 6:47 TRT
A single mom comes home from deployment, facing the struggles of PTSD. Because of this, she is forced to make a decision that could potentially tear her and her relationship with her son apart.
Director: Sammie Villanueva
Producer: Kuya Paul Abesamis
Cast: Arlyn Dela Pena, Dylin Rodrigo
THE HIERARCHY OF NEEDS
USA / 2017 / 5:42 TRT
Jonathan is in a financial dilemma; but his real troubles run much deeper than his pocketbook.
Director/Writer: Ryan Michael Connolly
Producer: Christopher Aguilar, Ryan Michael Connolly
Cast: Christopher Aguilar, Marilyn Tokuda, Emilio Mcpherson, Jayson Glick
USA / 2018 / 9:55 TRT
A young aspiring boxer who was put up for adoption as a child reflects on his life during an important boxing match while his biological mother is fighting for her life in a hospital bed.
Director: Christian Paolo Lat
Writer: Blasgil Tanquilut, Derek Ramsay
Producer: Warren Allen Carman
Cast: Derek Andrew Ramsay, Andy Defraim Cerillo, Rhederiee Orjaliza, Ruth Lopez Dee, Elan Villafuerte
ACT LIKE A WOMAN
USA / 2018 / 14:00 TRT
After immigrating to the U.S, Angel Qinan, a Filipina transgender woman realizes her true passion to become an actress.
Director/Writer/Producer: Drama Del Rosario
Featuring: Angel Qinan
USA / 2018/ 10:00 TRT
With the encouragement of her good friend Sam, Ashley travels back to the past to stop the engagement of her true love.
Director/Producer: Rommel Andaya
Writer: Rommel Andaya, Michael Kuya
Cast: Melissa Jane Rodriguez, Michael Kuya, Tony Garbanzos, Jeff Gadigan, Mary Grant, Lora Bofill
MANGO STICKY RICE
USA / 2016 / 15:21 TRT
This short musical romance focuses on Katie, a young woman who loves food, and Chris, a restaurant delivery man who has fallen for Katie, but doesn’t have the courage to tell her.
Director: Mallorie Ortega
Writer: Naomi Iwamoto
Producer: David Liu, Sharon Park
Cast: Mina Son, Christopher Park, Jennifer Soo, George Tsai
USA / 2018 / 9:57 TRT
A Filipino immigrant fulfills his dreams of coming to America, vacationing yearly in Los Angeles with his daughter. Through the years, his videotape entries into a diary provide insight into their relationship and the test of time.
Director/Writer: Ashleigh Coffelt
Producer: Ashleigh Coffelt, Courtney Birk
Cast: Michael Kuya, Arlyn Dela Pena, Val Victoria
USA / 2018 / 5:57 TRT
A family’s love ultimately helps a mother’s struggle with a stroke.
Director/Producer: Joanne Ducot
Featuring: Carmelita Ducot, Rey Ducot
I WON’T MISS YOU
USA / 2016 / 19:00 TRT
17-year-old Janey’s best friend Tim begins to appear in her bedroom at night after dying in a car crash, and their awkward undeclared feelings begin to surface.
Director: Bernard Badion
Writer: Joy Regullano
Producer: Joy Regullano, Bernard Badion
Cast: Joy Regullano, Kelly Sry, Edward Hong, Jully Lee, Will Choi, Kelvin Yee
OSCARS SUBMISSION FROM THE PHILIPPINES
Directed by Chito S. Rono
Intoy takes care of his parents when his sister moved out to work overseas. Since he lives in a remote area in Samar, the only way he could contact his sister is by going to strange rock formations on the island.