Chicago Filipino American Film Festival

Monday, October 20, 2008

The Chicago Filipino American Film Festival is getting ready to start so I wanted to make sure and post some of the details that I got from Jonald Reyes who did the documentary That Asian Thing (which will also be playing):

The Chicago Filipino American Film Festival's 5th Annual event is around the corner!

WHEN: November 7th to 9th, 2008
WHERE: Portage Theater - 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60641

Please mark your calendars and continue to check the website for further information -

This year's Film Festival line-up is as follows:


6:30 pm - CFAFF 5th Anniversary Reception (Open to Public)
8:00 pm - Opening Night Presentation SANTA MESA
10:30 pm - Music video awards, with performances by BAGWIS and Paolo Escobar & the Prescription


1:00 pm - THAT ASIAN THING (documentary, with panel discussion)
3:30 pm - SANTA MESA
6:00 pm - FLOAT


1:00 pm - JACK en JILL (Dolphy's 1954 classic)
4:00 pm - Short film program
7:00 pm - NEO LOUNGE (2008 CineManila award-winning documentary)

Also - for a limited time - thanks to generous sponsors, CFAFF will be providing FREE day passes for Students & Seniors. Check the website to reserve:

Tell all your friends to join us in this great event! Thank you and hope to see many of you there!
Get on out and support some of your Filipino filmmakers.