DIM Cinema: Los Otros

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DIM Cinema presents a double-bill evening of Philippines-made feature works by filmmakers Shireen Seno and John Torres, plus a selection of short works by Miko Revereza.

The program contemplates what it means to be both in and ‘of’ a place while interrogating nationalisms and the lasting effects of Western imperialism. America’s checkered past of influence in Southeast Asia forms the backdrop: as a cultural measuring post in Seno’s experimental feature Big Boy; and in Torres’s latest film, People Power Bombshell, as the catalyzing force for a fictional account of Vietnamese refugees fleeing to the Philippines. As prelude to each feature, short works by Miko Revereza, an emerging voice in Filipino-American filmmaking, have been selected as contemplative inscriptions of direct commentary, and for awareness of how national identity traverses literal borders.

Programmed by Allison Collins

7 PM
- Big Boy | Philippines 2013. Dir: Shireen Seno. 89 min. DCP
- Disintegration 93-96 | USA 2017. Dir: Miko Revereza. 5 min. DCP

9 PM
- Droga! | USA 2013. Dir: Miko Revereza. 8 min. DCP
- People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose | Philippines 2016. Dir: John Torres. 89 min. DCP

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Dates: 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:00

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  • 1131 Howe Street
    V6Z 2L7   Vancouver, British Columbia
    Canada
    Phone: +1 604-688-8202
    49° 16' 43.2192" N, 123° 7' 35.724" W