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Boundary at CFAFF

At the PORTAGE THEATER 4050 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, IL 60641  FRIDAY BOUNDARY Friday, November 2, 8:00 PM $10 Benito Bautista, whose feature-length documentary GIFT OF BARONG  first appeared at the Chicago Filipino American Film Festival in 2006, returns with a powerful … Continue reading

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Forgotten Soldiers at CFAFF

  FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS Saturday, November 3, 1:30 PM $10 The Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60641 Directed by Donald Plata and narrated by Lou Diamond Phillips. FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS looks back at the Philippine Scouts of World War … Continue reading

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Death of a Cemetery at CFAFF

DEATH OF A CEMETERY Saturday, November 3, 4:00 PM $10 The Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641 A fascinating and vivid documentary by Jeanie Duque Di-zon at the North Manila Cemetery, and the caretakers, merchants, and artisans … Continue reading

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The Bladed Hand at the Chicago Filipino American Film Festival

Closing Night Presentation: THE BLADED HAND Sunday, November 4, 6:00 PM $10 The Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641 Jay Ignacio directs an eye-opening exploration of one of the greatest cultural traditions of the Philippines: the Filipino … Continue reading

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Rise and Dream at the Chicago Filipino American Film Festival

RISE AND DREAM   Sunday, November 4, 1:00 PM $10 Portage Theater 4050 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, IL 60641 UPDATE: RISE AND DREAM executive producer Paul Pearce and singer/songwriter Barclay Martin will be in attendance for a Q&A after Sunday’s screening.  … Continue reading

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Chicago Filipino American Film Festival 2012 Schedule

Chicago Filipino American Film Festival 2012 Schedule At the PORTAGE THEATER 4050 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, IL 60641 FRIDAY OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION Friday, November 2, 7:00 PM FREE BOUNDARY Friday, November 2, 8:00 PM $10 Benito Bautista, whose feature-length documentary GIFT … Continue reading

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CFAFF 2012 Schedule

Chicago Filipino American Film Festival 2012 Schedule FRIDAY OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION Friday, November 2, 7:00 PM FREE BOUNDARY Friday, November 2, 8:00 PM $10 Benito Bautista, whose feature-length documentary GIFT OF BARONG first appeared at the Chicago Filipino American Film … Continue reading

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CFAFF 2012 Call for Entries

UPDATE: Deadline Extension Sept. 15, 2012. Due to the serious flooding overseas, we will be extending the deadline for the 2012 film festival for filmmakers from all regions. If any interested filmmakers are having difficulty submitting due to weather conditions … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events: Fil-Am Film and Media

Upcoming Fil-Am Film and Media CFAFF 2012 may be six months away, but there’s plenty of Filipino and Fil-Am programming available on television, the web, and in screens around Chicago. Chicago’s Pritzker Military Library to feature Forgotten Soldiers From the … Continue reading

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Bessie Badilla, star of Dance of My Life and producer of Bakal Boys to Appear at Chicago Filipino American Film Festival

The Eighth Annual Chicago Filipino American Film Festival will open on November 4 with the Chicago Premiere of Dance of My Life. This very special event will be preceded by a free public reception, attended by Bessie Badilla, the star … Continue reading

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