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Film Series

New Filipino Cinema 2016

Jun 09 2016 — Jul 03 2016
Reviews
G. Allen Johnson - SF Gate
Now in its fifth year, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ celebration of current Filipino cinema — from box office hits to family fare and edgy indie films — has become a small treasure on the crowded Bay Area film festival calendar.
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Description
Co-curated by Philbert Ortiz Dy and Joel Shepard

Each edition captures a diverse and compelling snapshot of the best films coming out of this unique nation of islands. Through continued investment in this series, we help amplify creative voices seldom heard outside the Philippines.
From a classic film recently restored by Martin Scorsese’s foundation, to the tale of a transgender person who becomes pregnant, to a historical epic about the battle against US invaders during the Philippine-American War, the 2016 presentation covers issues of importance to the people of the Philippines and the world more broadly. Co-curated by Filipino movie critic Philbert Ortiz Dy and YBCA’s Joel Shepard, the program offers up box-office hits, edgy indies, and family-friendly films.

The series is presented in a new format this year, with a reception on Thursday, June 9, at 6:45PM, directors in person during the opening weekend, and screenings scheduled throughout the month. All films are presented digitally with English subtitles.

Save 25%! Purchase a festival package and get 25% off when you attend four or more screenings.

Video
New Filipino Cinema 2016 Trailer

A preview of all the films screening at our New Filipino Cinema festival.

New Filipino Cinema is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support. YBCA Programs in 15-16 are made possible by: The James Irvine Foundation. Additional Funding for YBCA Programs 15-16: National Endowment for the Arts, Adobe, Gaia Fund, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Schedule
Thursday, June 09
Thursday, June 09
Event
Closed
Film
7:30PM
Closed
Saturday, June 11
Saturday, June 11
Film
4:30PM
Closed
Film
Closed
Sunday, June 12
Sunday, June 12
Film
4:30PM
Closed
Thursday, June 16
Thursday, June 16
Saturday, June 18
Saturday, June 18
Film
4:30PM
Closed
Film
7:00PM
Closed
Sunday, June 19
Sunday, June 19
Film
2:00PM
Closed
Film
Closed
Thursday, June 23
Thursday, June 23
Film
7:30PM
Closed
Saturday, June 25
Saturday, June 25
Film
4:30PM
Closed
Film
Closed
Sunday, June 26
Sunday, June 26
Film
4:00PM
Closed
Thursday, June 30
Thursday, June 30
Film
7:30PM
Closed
Saturday, July 02
Saturday, July 02
Film
2:00PM
Closed
Film
Closed
Film
7:00PM
Closed
Sunday, July 03
Sunday, July 03
Film
Closed