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Directed by Myra Aquino

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

1942, Pampanga, Philippines– When the Empire of Japan invades the Philippines during WWII, Remedios, a beauty queen, runs to the mountains with her brother to join the Hukbalahap resistance. She struggles to find the strength to be who she needs to be for her country– while still unapologetically being herself.

Director: Myra Aquino
Writer: Myra Aquino, Eric Hwang
Producer: Tita Pambid, Reuben Domingo, Tin Velasco
Executive Producer: Myra Aquino
Director of Photography: Tey Clamor
Editor: Lawrence Fajardo
Production Designer: Juan Pablo Pineda II
Composer: Nathan Matthew David
Sound Designer: Matt Yocum
Music: Angela Asistio
Cast: Carina Febie Agustin, Lau Apostol, Bajun Lacap, Norman King

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A legacy program with the film festival that has welcomed award-winning filmmakers early in their career. Experience storytelling touch your heart, and viThe future is now.

Dates & Times


Tateuchi Democracy Forum @ JANM

Wed, May 11
7:30 pm