- Shorts Programs
- 88 mins
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.
The balikbayan box has arrived and you can now enjoy the snacks! Don’t forget to facetime the film fam and enjoy the stories that celebrate the history, heritage, and values of the Philippine diaspora at home and abroad.
Content Advisory: Violence, Adult Content, Adult Language, Alcohol, Drug Use
In this program
Directed by Quin Sotelo
Two Filipina American sisters prepare to make their first pilgrimage to the Philippines, bringing up questions of what their family left behind.
Directed by Kayla Abuda Galang
Paradise Hills, Southeast San Diego, 2006. 15-year-old Ly and her cousins get high before a boisterous family Thanksgiving at their auntie’s house.
Directed by Jake Muñoz Consing
An aging gay man living alone with Alzheimer’s struggles to hold onto his identity and onto the memory of his one true love.
Directed by San-San Onglatco
Complications arise when an undocumented Filipino-Muslim caregiver who works for an aging diva suffering from dementia, secretly borrows her glamorous outfits to add pizzazz to his new drag act.
Directed by Enzo Ventura
In the wake of a devastating typhoon, three highland farmers discover their crops ruined and wait to start over until they discover a hidden, futuristic farm that succeeds where they lost.