10/12 – 10/27: FACINE (Filipino American Cine Festival)
Community Events / Film and Video

10/12 – 10/27: FACINE (Filipino American Cine Festival)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Mauro Tumbocon, Jr., Artistic Director Phone: (415) 509-3581; Email: mftworks@hotmail.com FACINE/19 CELEBRATES FILIPINO CINEMA FOR 3 WEEKENDS, 3 VENUES, WILL OPEN OCTOBER 12 AND CONCLUDE ON OCTOBER 27 The longest-running festival of films from the Philippines and the Filipino diaspora showcases a total of 34 feature-length films and short works San Francisco, … Continue reading

10/02/2011: Cinema from the Filipino Diaspora: “Ritual,” “Super Flip” & “Serbis”
Community Events / Film and Video

10/02/2011: Cinema from the Filipino Diaspora: “Ritual,” “Super Flip” & “Serbis”

Sunday October 2 / 6:00 – 9:00pm / MCCLA Theatre $5 Donation requested MCCLA and Colectivo Cinema Errante, in conjunction with the Carlos Villa Exhibition “Manongs, Some Doors and a Bouquet of Crates,” present: “Serbis” (Philippines, 2008, 90 mins). Director Brillante Mendoza, captures the sordid atmosphere of the theater, while enveloping the viewer in a maelstrom … Continue reading

Film and Video

AMIGO: List of USA Theaters for August Premiere

About the film: AMIGO, the 17th feature film from Academy Award-nominated writer-director John Sayles, stars legendary Filipino actor Joel Torre as Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer (Chris Cooper) to help the Americans in … Continue reading