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Directed by TS Botkin

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

Many Philippine migration stories, here in California and across the nation, are linked to the thousands of Filipino and Filipino American soldiers who went to war to defend the United States and the Philippines during World War II. In an honest and heartfelt directorial debut, TS Botkin follows Filipino American veterans as they emotionally trace their paths from war to erasure by the U.S. Government, marching from an obscured history to the Federal courts, right up to the steps of Congress in search of promises denied.

Director: TS Botkin
Writer: TS Botkin
Producer: TS Botkin, Amanda Upson, Benito Bautista
Director of Photography: Tamara Benitez
Editor: Gregg Stouffer
Composer: Michael Dadap
Sound Designer: Glen Matisoff
Cast: Celestino Almeda, Luciano Amutan, Marie Blanco, Diwa Carabio, Frank Catalo, Frank Francone, Victor Fulford, Jon Melegrito, Rodolfo Panaglima, Joy Romero Meyers, Jackie Speier, Antonio Taguba, Seth Watkins, Colleen Woods

Dates & Times


Tateuchi Democracy Forum @ JANM

Tue, May 10
4:00 pm