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 a shorts program on Saturday, October 13 at 2 p.m.
Shorts Program: Brown Buddies, Engaged, consisting of a documentary on breakdancing, Paolo Bitanga's Comrades; Filipino American youth community involvement, Roberto Reyes Ang's Brothers of Kappa Pi; and Filipino martial arts, Jay Ignacio's The Bladed Hand.
COMPLETE FILM LIST:
Sista (Evan Burris Trout, Philippines/US, 2012)
A sweet ode to the fabled guitarmaker of Cebu, Southern Philippines
Comrades (Paolo Bitanga, US, 2012)
A short documentary on breakdancing among Filipino youth
Brothers of Kappa Pi (Roberto Reyes Ang, US, 2012)
Young Filipino Americans in New York find strength learning about their roots, their culture and community
The Bladed Hand (Jay Ignacio, US/Philippines, 2012)
The filmmaker traces the beginnings, the masters and current practice of Filipino Martial arts both in the Philippines and in the US
BPT Presale: $5 to $10 sliding scale.
Door: $5 to $10 sliding scale.
Space is limited. Reserve your tickets today.
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.
I-Hotel Manilatown Center (View)
868 Kearny St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
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