Asian Movie Pulse features a poignant interview about Direk Eileen Cabiling

“I was just trying to accommodate the ‘white system’ I lived in.”                                                                                                           – Eileen Cabiling

Such was the poignancy of the thoughts shared by Direk Eileen Cabiling with Adam Symchuk for his latest interview with Basurero’s writer-director, published in the Asian Movie Pulse.

Eileen was previously featured by Adam as part of the best of the Submit Your Film Initiative, after having its successful debut at the 24th Busan International Film Festival.

In this article, Adam presents Eileen’s beginnings in the Hollywood entertainment industry, her motivation for making it on her own as a writer-director, her unique perspective as a storyteller, and her future project with Jericho Rosales (Basurero’s lead actor).

Read the full interview here.


Asian Movie Pulse features Basurero for its festival run at AAIFF 43 and LAPPFF 36

Asian Movie Pulse featured Basurero for its festival run at the 43rd Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF 43), on October 1-11,  and the 36th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAPPFF 36), on October 1-31.

Written by Adam Symchuk, the article highlighted Basurero’s participation at the AAIFF 43 and LAPPFF 36, as well as introduce the film’s lead actor, Jericho Rosales, and Eileen Cabiling, the writer-director, to the readers.

Read the full article here.