at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Filipino Film Festival 2015 in Honolulu


Filipino Film Festival 2015
April 18 – 28, 2015
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sponsored by the Conseulo Foundation

Explore the Philippines’ rich culture and history through films by some of the country’s leading cinematic voices. This year’s selection includes standout romantic comedies, the world’s first T’boli-language feature film, and the definitive documentary on boxing legend Manny Pacquiao.

Film sponsors: Vertaccount and ABC Stores

Opening-night reception
April 18, 6-7:30pm
This year’s festival starts off with a delicious bang as the museum welcomes New York-based chef Yana Gilbuena, who is cooking Filipino pop-up dinners in 50 states as part of her Salo Project! Ticket includes her Salo Project pop-up dinner featuring the flavors of the regions of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Plus no-host bar. The gastronomic romantic comedy Namets! (Yummy!) screens at 7:30pm.

Opening-night reception, dinner and film
$35 • $30 MM
Opening-night film only: $15 • $12 MM

Festival Flash Pass
$55 • $42 museum members; includes 6 screenings.
Tickets for opening night on April 18 must be purchased separately.

Community partners: FilCom Center; Philippine Medical Association of Hawaii; Filipino Association of University Women; AARP Hawaii; Filipino and Philippine Literature Program at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa; Oahu Filipino Community Council; Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii; Congress of Visayan Organizations; The Fil-Am Courier; Palolo Valley Brewing Company.

Special thanks to the Filipino Film Festival Committee: Natalie Aczon; Enrico G. Camara; Rose Churma; Pepi Nieva; Bryan Ruiz, Apolonia Stice; Ethel Alikpala Ward

Film Screenings
Doris Duke Theater, Honolulu Museum of Art
900 South Beretania, Honolulu, HI 96814

Namets! • Yummy!
Directed by Jay Abello

Philippines / 2008 / 90 mins / Ilonggo/Hiligaynon with English subtitles

Saturday Apr 18 07:30 PM
Wednesday Apr 22 01:00 PM
Tuesday Apr 28 01:00 PM

Opening-night reception: April 18, 6-7:30pm
This year’s festival starts off with a delicious bang as the museum welcomes New York-based chef Yana Gilbuena, who is cooking Filipino pop-up dinners in 50 states as part of her Salo Project! Ticket includes her Salo Project pop-up dinner featuring the flavors of the regions of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Plus no-host bar. The gastronomic romantic comedy Namets! (Yummy!) screens at 7:30pm.

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Third is My First • 1st Ko si 3rd
Directed by Real Florido

Philippines / 2014 / 110 mins / Filipino with English subtitles

Sunday Apr 19 04:00 PM
Tuesday Apr 21 01:00 PM
Thursday Apr 23 07:30 PM
Monday Apr 27 07:30 PM

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Manny
Directed by Leon Gast & Ryan Moore

USA/Philippines / 2014 / 88 mins

Sunday Apr 19 07:30 PM
Wednesday Apr 22 07:30 PM
Friday Apr 24 01:00 PM
Sunday Apr 26 01:00 PM

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Mariquina
Directed by Milo Sogueco

Philippines / 2014 / 120 mins / Filipino with English subtitles

Tuesday Apr 21 07:30 PM
Sunday Apr 26 04:00 PM

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K’na The Dreamweaver
Directed by Ida Anita del Mundo

Philippines / 2014 / 85 mins / T’boli with English subtitles

Wednesday Apr 22 01:00 PM
Tuesday Apr 28 07:30 PM

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That Thing Called Tadhana
Directed by Antoinette Jadaone

Philippines / 2014 / 110 mins / Filipino with English subtitles

Friday Apr 24 04:00 PM
Tuesday Apr 28 07:30 PM

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