FACINE/19: The 19th Annual Filipino American Cine Festival
FACINE and Manilatown Heritage Foundation present the opening weekend of FACINE/19: The 19th Annual Filipino American Cine Festival with the world premiere of Archie del Mundo's The Corruption of Melba on Friday, October 12 at 6 p.m.
Del Mundo's film tells of a woman who takes revenge for her farmer-organizer husband 's death from the hands of a powerful politician. The film is preceded by a short film, Seymour Barros Sanchez's Patron ng Laging Saklolo/Patronage politics which comments on the state of electoral politics in the Philippines.
BPT Presale: $5 to $10 sliding scale.
Space is limited. Reserve your tickets today.
Special invitation to the Opening Reception at 5:00 p.m. for presale ticket holders.
The longest running festival in North America that showcases films by and/or about Filipino/Filipino Americans and the Filipino Diaspora.
Festival opens on Friday, October 12 and continues on Saturday, October 13. Get your presale tickets today. Space is limited.
Archie del Mundo's The Corruption of Melba, preceded by Seymour Barros Sanchez's Patron ng Laging
Friday, October 12, 6pm
Shorts Program: Brown Buddies, Engaged (Evan Burris Trout's Sista; Paolo Bitanga's Comrades; Robert Reyes Ang's Brothers of Kappa Pi; and Jay Ignacio's The Bladed Hand)
Saturday, October 13, 2pm
Vincent Sandoval's Senorita
Saturday, October 13, 4pm
Special Program: Home and Away, Mother's Lament (Clarissa de los Reyes's Nanay; Jocelyn Saddi-Lenhardt's Mother and Child; Craig Addison's Wan Chai Baby)
Saturday, October 13, 6pm
For schedule of the rest of the 3-weekend festival run, please see: www.facinefest.wordpress.com
or call: 415-509-3581.
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