YBCA Presents 4th New Filipino Cinema 2015—10 Days, 14 Films, 7107 Islands

YBCA Presents 4th New Filipino Cinema 2015—10 Days, 14 Films, 7107 Islands

Now in it's 4th year, YBCA brings you the latest and greatest Filipino cinema. The independent cinema of the Philippines is remarkably vibrant and creative. Like the country itself, which is made up of thousands of little islands, each with its own culture, dialect, and people, this showcase provides a snapshot of the huge range of talent in Filipino cinema today. All films are shown digitally, in their original language with English subtitles. 

Maria Castaneda, Global FWN100™ '14, Honored by New York Immigration Coalition

Maria Castaneda, Global FWN100™ '14, Honored by New York Immigration Coalition

Maria Castaneda, 119SEIU Healthcare Workers East Secretary-Treasurer, received an award from New York Immigration Coalition during their 2015 Gala for her role as a driving force for immigrants and workers rights through her union. Maria Castaneda is the highest ranking Asian American woman labor leader in the U.S.

CALLING Tokyo: June 21 "DISRUPT" Book Reading @ Philippine Embassy Tokyo

CALLING Tokyo: June 21 "DISRUPT" Book Reading @ Philippine Embassy Tokyo

H.E. Philippine Ambassador to Japan, Manuel M. Lopez will keynote the DISRUPT book reading at the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo. Excerpts from the book will be read by leaders in their own fields in Japan who share similar backgrounds and experiences as the authors.