FLIP THE SCRIPT SHORTS

From Daly City to the Philippines, this vibrant collection of films celebrates the fearless creativity and distinct voice of the Filipino and Filipino American communities. Whimsy and imagination connect these diverse stories that delve into topics from 90’s hip-hop to fusion lumpias to families disrupted by culture and distance.

Expected attendees: Eugene Kim (Director, CHERRY).

Co-presented by SOMA Pilipinas Filipino Cultural Heritage District, Kearny Street WorkshopUndiscovered SF, GAPA Foundation

In this program


CHERRY

Directed by Eugene Kim

When a down-on-his-luck former R&B singer discovers his car has been towed and a girl’s number missing, he goes on a mission to get money to retrieve his car and find out who the girl is before the weekend ends.

IN THIS FAMILY

Directed by Drama del Rosario

A son revisits audio recordings of his home life in the aftermath of being outed as gay and recalls how his traditionally Catholic parents eventually embraced him for who he is.

LUMPIA CAMPESINA

Directed by Robert Karimi

Fake mustaches are stroked in this parody of how to make community-uniting lumpia. Spoiler alert: It’s delicious!

MAN OF PA-ALING

Directed by E Del Mundo

After 65 years of working, a retired manong fisherman struggles to figure out how to fill his time.

MANILA IS FULL OF MEN NAMED BOY

Directed by Andrew Stephen Lee

When an estranged American son purchases a child to impress his father, but the plan backfires when the patriarch and his friends embrace the child as their own.

Dates & Times
Past
AMC Kabuki 8

Sat May 11
12:30 pm