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Directed by Cole Bacani

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

Vanessa hasn’t seen her dad in years until the night of her premiere, and now she only has minutes to convince him to stay, and he only has minutes to make up for lost years. Sometimes, showing up is one of the most powerful ways a parent can show love.

Director: Cole Bacani
Writer: Cole Bacani
Producer: Cole Bacani, Brendan Bennett
Executive Producer: Jason Y. Lee
Director of Photography: Fio Karpenko
Editor: Taylor Matsunaga
Production Designer: Justine Ellen Chen
Sound Designer: Joseph DeRose
Music: Mac Demarco
Cast: Sari Arambulo, Darion Basco, Jun Yu, Damon McKinnis

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Prepare the balikbayan box full of tissues with these films celebrating histories, heritage, and values through stories on the Philippine diaspora at home and abroad.

Dates & Times


2220 Arts + Archives

Tue, May 10
7:00 pm