This program is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the program on Eventive.

In Tagalog, kuwentuhan means to “tell a story to someone.” This program centers on the stories by Filipina and Filipina American storytellers. — Eseel Borlasa

Join us on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 12pm PT for C3: Kuwentuhan, an artist conversation featuring the filmmakers and special guests. RSVPs open the Thursday before the event. Click here to learn more.

In this program


Directed by Alyssa Lerner

A teenager is determined to avoid both her family’s home foreclosure and the creeping realization that she has feelings for her female friend.


Directed by Alexandra Cuerdo

A love letter to the queer Asian experience, inspired by New York’s radical dance party Bubble_T.


Directed by Arianna Basco

Javi and Elsa just lost their grandmother. This is them coping.


Directed by Marie Jamora

A cover band singer in a Vegas casino tries to connect with her daughter who is growing up in the Philippines without her.


Directed by Maritte Lee Go

A Filipina teenager from a troubled home finds her strength in street dance.


Directed by Mary Evangelista

A queer, lovelorn teen struggling with depression finds an unexpected connection to her illiterate abuela through the secret language of dreams.


Directed by Jess dela Merced

Sunny returns home to seek respite from her recent career failures, but a grocery trip with her mother may prove more than she can handle.


Directed by Chrissie De Guzman

Hungover from a bad breakup, a not-so-great stripper makes a house call to a married couple that introduces her to a different way of life.


C3: Kuwentuhan

Join us for an artist conversation with the filmmakers featured in the short film program “Kuwentuhan” to discuss their experiences as Filipina/Filipina American storytellers.

Dates & Times

Thursday | October 1, 2020
12:00 pm


Friday | October 16, 2020
12:00 pm