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Filipino Cinema: New Directions/New Auteurs

The Gene Siskel Film Center at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will be featuring a month-long series of films from the Philippines throughout September.  From the Gene Siskel Film Center: Filipino Cinema: New Directions/New Auteurs http://www.siskelfilmcenter.org/filipino_cinema NORTE, … Continue reading

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DOCUMENTED at Siskel Center with Jose Antonio Vargas in person

If you missed your opportunity to catch Documented at the Asian American Showcase last month, the acclaimed documentary about immigration reform will return to Chicago for a theatrical run at the Gene Siskel Center. In addition, Jose Antonio Vargas will … Continue reading

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Fil-Am Films at the Asian American Showcase

Those of us who brought you the  Chicago Filipino American Film Festival have redirected our efforts to collaborating with the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media and the Chicago Asian American Showcase. The Showcase, held annually at the Gene Siskel … Continue reading

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Asian American Showcase Call for Entries

As you may have heard, the Filipino American Network will be helping to bring Filipino American works to the Chicago Asian American Showcase, held each Spring at the Gene Siskel Film Center at the Art Institute of Chicago. Call For … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING: FAN ARTS AND MEDIA

  The Chicago Filipino American Film Festival will be joining forces with  the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media (FAAIM) to bring the work of Filipino American filmmakers and performers to the Chicago Asian American Showcase at the Gene Siskel … Continue reading

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Journey Movie Opens March 8 in Chicago

   UPDATE 3/3/13: Showtimes are now up for the Friday screening at AMC River East 21. Be sure to find the theater and the opening date (Friday, March 8).  Online ticket sales now available. Showtimes are 10:20 AM, 1:05 PM, … Continue reading

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Sunday: Rise and Dream and Closing Night Film: Bladed Hand

Chicago Filipino American Film Festival 2012 Schedule At the PORTAGE THEATER 4050 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, IL 60641  SUNDAY RISE AND DREAM Sunday, November 4, 1:00 PM $10 UPDATE: Filmmakers Paul Pearce and Barclay Martin in attendance! Directed by Judy-Anne Goldman. This inspirational … Continue reading

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Saturday: Forgotten Soldiers, Death of a Cemetery, Sunset Stories, Graceland

Chicago Filipino American Film Festival 2012 Schedule At the PORTAGE THEATER 4050 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, IL 60641 FRIDAY SATURDAY   FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS Saturday, November 3, 1:30 PM $10 Directed by Donald Plata and narrated by Lou Diamond Phillips. FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS … Continue reading

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Graceland at CFAFF

GRACELAND Saturday, November 3, 9:00 PM $10 At the PORTAGE THEATER 4050 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, IL 60641 Ron Morales,the man we refer as the smile-a-lot, who made his directorial debut with SANTA MESA (CFAFF 2008), returns with GRACELAND, a bold … Continue reading

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Sunset Stories at CFAFF

SUNSET STORIES Saturday, November 3, 7:00 PM $10 The Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60641 Directed by Silas Howard and Ernesto Foronda. Assigned to retrieve a precious medical shipment, a nurse finds herself on a modern-day adventure … Continue reading

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