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2016 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY

Directed by Joella Cabalu

Feature, Documentary, Browse All Films / Canada / 2015 / Documentary / 45 mins / Seattle Premiere

IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY

Northwest Film Forum Screen 1
February 20, 2016 5:30 pm

Description

From Vancouver to Oakland to Manila, follow gay Filipino Canadian artist Jay Cabalu and his sister Joella, as they meet their other queer relatives and explore what the modern queer family can be in the Filipino diaspora.

Director Joella Cabalu, subject Jay Cabalu, producer Cari Green, and cast and crew members are scheduled to attend.

Co-Presented By: Trikone Northwest and Bayan Queer Collective.


Director's Bio

Joella Cabalu is a Filipino-Canadian documentary filmmaker with an Art History degree from the University of British Columbia and is a graduate of the Documentary Film Production Program at Langara College. She intends to tell intimate stories of personal struggles from the perspective of marginalized people, including immigrants, women of color, and the LGBTQ community. IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY is her first feature documentary credit as a writer, director, and producer.



Preceded By

  1. BALLOT

    Hai Chin / Short Film, Browse All Films / USA / 2015 / Drama / 13 mins
    When the time comes to vote on California's Proposition 8, which "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry," Christine and her mother are compelled to show where they stand on the issue, and with one another.

    Precedes: IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY


  2. TRANS*PARENT

    Bish Paul / By Northwest Filmmakers, Browse All Films / USA / 2015 / Documentary / 15 mins
    Sasha is a queer, gender non-conforming, South Asian child of immigrants. Can Sasha create their own community where they feel accepted and chosen? Is transparency always the best policy when trying to reconcile your needs with those of your parents and their traditions? Director Bish Paul scheduled to attend.

    Precedes: IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY


Dates & Times

IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY

Northwest Film Forum Screen 1
February 20, 2016 5:30 pm