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Directed by Yasmine Gomez

Cast: Bing Agnes Magtoto, Catherine Ricafort McCreary, Donovan Monzon-Sanders, Ethan Jones, Jacques Mitchell, Jared Szafman, Kim Berrios Lin, Pierre Macaso, Sara Rahman, Yasmine Gomez

Jen, a 34-year-old Filipina American, visits her older conservative sister Helen for the birthday party of Helen’s 7-year-old son. When Jen is sent out to buy birthday candles, Helen’s rambunctious 14-year-old daughter Lizzie tags along and asks Jen to buy condoms for her so she can lose her virginity. As Jen wrestles with the decision, memories from the past stir up buried family secrets.

Writer: Yasmine Gomez
Producer: Marisa Marquez, Yasmine Gomez
Executive Producer: Yasmine Gomez
Director of Photography: Barbie Leung
Editor: Louis Lee, Ben Kim
Production Designer: Ashley Bello
Composer: Goh Nakamura
Sound Designer: Ryan Majoris
Music: Goh Nakamura

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Stories about summer vacation-attempts. gregarious Pilipina aunties, mental wellness, a Nisei brother and sister who set off on an adventure, and more. These are stories of connection that lasts through generations. 

Dates & Times


Regal L.A. LIVE

Sat, May 13
12:00 pm