Catch our Director’s Commentary at LASIFF 2021

You can still catch the screening of Basurero and other stellar short films at the LA Shorts International Film Festival 2021.  Included in the access is the Director’s Commentary by Direk Eileen Cabiling — the ideas behind the choices that she and the team made, in making the story, characters, and the film in general.

Watch Basurero and Direk Eileen here.

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Basurero is featured in Showbiz Sosyal

Basurero is featured in an article published in Showbiz Sosyal last July 13, 2021.  Written by Celso de Guzman Caparas, the article shares the movie’s most recent run at the LA Shorts International Film Festival 2021 (LASIFF 2021) and on how happy Direk Eileen Cabiling is to be part of the festival.

It also gives the readers an idea of how far Basurero has covered in the international film festival circuit since it had its World Premiere at the Busan International Film Festival 2019 (BIFF 2019), highlighting the major festivals where it has had screenings so far.

You can read the whole article here.

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Basurero goes to Canada for RIFFA 2021


Basurero is happy to announce that it will be having its Saskatchewan Premiere at the Regina International Film Festival & Awards (RIFFA) 2021, on August 10-14, 2021.

The Regina International Film Festival & Awards (RIFFA) Foundation Inc. is a non-profit cultural arts organization. Our five-day International Film Festival supports and highlights Saskatchewan filmmakers, hosts masterclasses, industry talks, and special events to encourage visiting filmmakers and local filmmakers to connect and learn from one another. RIFFA’s robust international program seeks to build community capacity in the cinematic arts to encourage inclusion, human connection, innovation, and self-expression through storytelling. RIFFA strongly encourages stories with a unique point of view and critical perspectives that can create positive social change and empower marginalized communities.

You can get more information about virtual tickets here for about screenings and panel discussions:

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Basurero screens at the LA Shorts International Film Festival

Basurero is now SCREENING at the L.A. Shorts International Film Festival under the Asia Program — amongst many stellar films from all over the world.

The Festival Pass is $2.99 for all films.  You can get more details here:

The LA Shorts International Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world.  The festival is accredited by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences OSCAR®, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (ACCT) the Canadian Screen Awards, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain GOYA AWARDS.

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Danny De Lillo interviews Direk Eileen Cabiling for the NFMLA

Basurero is grateful to NewFilmmakers Los Angeles and Danny De Lillo of Stage Five MovieMaker Magazine and FilmLA for the talk with Direk Eileen Cabiling about the making of Basurero.  We are honored for the opportunity to be part of your visionary series.

Host Danny De Lillo sat down with filmmaker Eileen Cabiling to talk about the making of her film Basurero.

NewFilmmakers LA (NFMLA) screens monthly at South Park Center. Each month, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) presents red carpet screenings of documentary, short, and feature films that have been selected from submissions from all over the world, followed by a Q&A with each films director. NFMLA provides a forum where filmmakers can be recognized for their contributions, have open audience discussions about their projects, and connect with industry professionals for insight on distribution, production, acquisition, and representation.

Catch the full interview with Direk Eileen Cabiling here.

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Basurero will have its first live attendance in the US at the 30th Woods Hold Film Festival on July 30-August 7, 2021

Basurero is proud to have its first LIVE ATTENDANCE at a festival in the United States.  We are honored to be attending the 30th Woods Hole Film Festival in Cape Cod, Massachusetts this coming July 30 to August 7, 2021.


We are grateful to Judy Laster, John Gamache, Hannah Garfield, and the rest of the Woods Hole film fest family for having us this year at this prolific event.  We can’t wait to see all the films from all over the world, as well as meet the amazing audience and filmmakers.


The Woods Hole Film Festival is an eight-day festival of independent films, held each summer on Cape Cod.  Dedicated to presenting the best independent film from emerging filmmakers from around the world.  Screenings and events available both in-person and on the festival’s virtual platform.


Click here to find out more information about how to purchase passes and tickets.


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