Scarborough, a film based on Canadian Filipino author Catherine Hernandez’s debut novel, led this year’s Canadian Screen Awards held virtually on April 8, 2022 winning awards for best motion picture, achievement in direction, actor in a leading role, achievement in casting, adapted screenplay and sound editing.
Two Canadian Filipino films have been nominated in this year’s Canadian Screen Awards (CSA).
Martin Edralin’s Islands opens this year’s Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (TRAIFF) for a special in-person screening on November 10, 7:30 pm at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema in downtown Toronto. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Martin Edralin and several cast members.
By any measure, Patrick Alcedo has accomplished much since he left the Philippines in 1996 to pursue higher education in North America.
A Canadian Filipino film stood out from the rest of competitors at the recent US-based South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival held virtually March 16 to 20. Islands, directed by Martin Edralin, garnered the festival’s special jury recognition for breakthrough performance for its breakout star Rogelio Balagtas.
Eric Bauza grew up in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough watching Bugs Bunny.
The Filipino word ‘balikbayan’ is a relatively new creation.
It was coined during the 1970s as a way of encouraging Filipinos living and working abroad to visit their land of birth.
Up close and very personal is how Kat Jayme conducts herself.