Filipino American Films

Event Info

  • Event Date Saturday, May 25, 2024
  • Event Time 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • Event Location South Oxnard Library

Event Details

Celebrating Asian American Heritage Month 2024

10:00 am
Directed by Mallorie Ortega

On the cusp of success in Los Angeles, an aspiring actress faces a difficult decision when she returns home for her father’s funeral and learns that the family restaurant business faces foreclosure.

Director Mallorie Ortega will be present for a Q and A.

12:30 pm
Directed by Diane Paragas

Eva Noblezada and Tony Award winner Lea Salonga team up in this film that follows Rose Garcia, a 17-year-old Filipina American in Texas. When her mom is arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Rose undertakes a musical journey while facing deportation back to the Philippines. Inspired by country musicians, Noblezada’s captivating voice becomes the soundtrack of Rose’s wanderings.

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