10.26.2008

5th annual chicago filipino american film festival

This is for my people in Chicago... Heads up. The 5th annual Chicago Filipino American Film Festival is happening next week, November 7-9 at the Portage Theater. It's a celebration of Filipinos in film and media! Good times. Here are some details:
The Chicago Filipino American Film Festival's 5th Annual event is around the corner!

WHEN: November 7th to 9th, 2008
WHERE: Portage Theater - 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641

Please mark your calendars and continue to check the website for further information - www.cfaff.org.

This year's Film Festival line-up is as follows:

Friday
6:30 pm - CFAFF 5th Anniversary Reception (Open to Public)
8:00 pm - Opening Night Presentation SANTA MESA
10:30 pm - Music video awards, with performances by BAGWIS and Paolo Escobar & the Prescription

Saturday
1:00 pm - THAT ASIAN THING (documentary, with panel discussion)
3:30 pm - SANTA MESA
6:00 pm - FLOAT
8:30 pm - BROWN SOUP THING

Sunday
1:00 pm - JACK en JILL (Dolphy's 1954 classic)
4:00 pm - Short film program
7:00 pm - NEO LOUNGE (2008 CineManila award-winning documentary)
Here's the cool part.. thanks to the festival's generous sponsors, the festival is providing free day passes to students and seniors. But advanced registration is required. For more information about the festival, go here.