Join CSEAS for a heroic tale that transforms into an examination of the Aetas’ ethnic group’s psyche and their sad but accepted place in national politics. A series of short films on education in Southeast Asia will accompany the film after the feature presentation.
This week we spotlight some Southeast Asia-focused books for our young adult readers (or those young at heart).
This heroic tale transforms into an examination of the Aetas’ ethnic group’s psyche and their sad but accepted place in national politics. (on 11/18)
Listen to the alt-punk/emo sounds of Typecast, a band formed in 2000 and still rockin’.
The story of Cha Roque and her family is a testament of how love and strength can get us through the toughest of life’s challenges.
Utilizing all sorts of devices such as the flashback, the story-within-a-story, non-linear structure, suspense and action as readily as heavy drama or moments of hilarity, and even a montage (that didn’t quite do it for us), all of these are textured by Ellis and his co-writer Frank E. Flowers into a most impressive framework that can only come from an experienced storyteller. It’s drama, it’s crime, it’s a story of a family’s survival against the struggle of life and even though it lacks the blood, gore, zombies and the monsters of the Fantasia Film Festival
Metro Manila zeros in on an impoverished couple, barely surviving as rice farmers in Benguet Province, the northern region of the Philippines.
Join the Waipahu FILCOM Center celebrating Ilokano Culture & Heritage with a fiesta of language, rites, rituals, songs, dances, and performances.
Listen to the melodic sounds from an indie band from the Philippines with an interesting name (and yes, purplechickens is one word!).
This week our bookshelf highlights award winning children’s books, authors, and illustrators from the Philippines.