Direk Eileen Cabiling is featured in the Q&A for the Windows into the World Shorts section at LAPFF 2020

“Now, more than ever, we need windows to other cultures and countries to bridge understanding and compassion. This program brings powerful dramatic works from the Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, and South Korea.”

                                                                                                      — Eseel Borlasaek

Catch Direk Eileen Cabling (Basurero) and Direk Sreylin Meas (California Dreaming) share more about the stories about their respective short films in the Q&A for Windows into the World Shorts Section of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2020.

Basurero is screening at #LAAPFF2020.   It is available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT.

 

Watch the full interview here.

 

For more details and ticket information, click here.

 

Ed Sum likens Basurero to the crime drama Sicario in his feature at Otaku No Culture

Ed Sum aka The Vintage Tempest, compares Basurero to the crime drama Sicario.

Ed likens watching Basurero to that of a thriller movie.  He said he had goosebumps watching the film and hated to be in Bong’s (the main character) shoes.

Read up on the whole article here.

Basurero is available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from Oct 1, 2020 at 12 pm PT to Oct 31, 2020, at 11:59 pm PT, as part of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2020 (LAAPFF 2020).

Click here to watch Basurero on Eventive.

Manny the Movie Guy features Basurero in NBC Palm Springs

Manny the Movie Guy interviews Direk Eileen Cabiling in his feature for Basurero on the NBC Palm Springs channel.

This is part of the coverage for the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.  Basurero is screening until October 31.  More information about the festival can be accessed here.

Watch the 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. 

 

Basurero OPENS TODAY at LAPFF 36 (Los Angeles) and AAIFF 43 (New York City)

Basurero OPENS TODAY at the 36th Los Angeles Pacific Film Festival and the 43rd Asian American International Film Festival (New York City).  Hope you can catch it along with all the amazing films showing this year!

October 1- 31

36th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Online

Tickets: https://festival.vcmedia.org/2020/movies/basurero/

Geoblocked Southern California (excluding San Diego)

October 1-11

43rd Asian American International Film Festival Online

Tickets: https://www.aaiff.org/aaiff43/in-the-moment

USA Nationwide

Kudos to Direk Eileen Cabiling and the whole AMAZING TEAM:

Darlene Catly Malimas, Sascha Rice, Jose Carlos Mangual, Eva Husson, Nikie Esmero, Globe Studios, Jericho Rosales Official, and and CAST! Philippines, US, Korea and France!

A BIG THANK YOU to all our CROWD FUNDERS and SUPPORTERS! ❤

You made this dream happen!

Basurero is featured by Lia Chang in Bev’s Girl Films blog

Lia Chang, author of the Bev’s Girl Films blog, has featured Basurero and Direk Eileen Cabiling last September 27.  Chang highlights the film’s continued critically acclaimed run in the international film festival circuit, focusing on its inclusion in the 43rd Annual Asian American International Film Festival on October 1-11, and at the 36th Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on October 1-31.

Read the article here.

OCTOBER 1 – LOS ANGELES PREMIERE!

Basurero is part of the 36th Los Angeles Pacific Film Festival (online).

Basurero will be available online on 10/1-31.

Counting down! It’s a dream come true to be premiering at LAPFF. I have been attending this prolific festival produced by Visual Communications in Hollywood for years. VC has been one of the great supporters in the US for Asian American and Pacific Islander Filmmakers. Their perseverance and vision are fierce! The largest festival of its kind in Southern California.

LAAPFF is also a proud Academy Award®-qualifying film festival for the Short Film Awards.

Thank you VC and LAAPFF for always shining the light!

Super Congrats to our BRILLIANT TEAM, our Philippine Production Company – Autodidact (Darlene Catly Malimas), AWESOME DP Jae Hyuk Lee (Korea), Globe Studios, Jericho Rosales Official, and Cast!

And — a BIG SPECIAL MENTION and BRAVO to our magnificent LOS ANGELES TEAM. Thank you for believing in our story and vision, for all your soulful collaborations and input! Forever grateful to each one of you ❤

It truly takes a village!

Sascha Rice – Producer

Jose Carlos Mangual – Producer

Yasmine Gomez – Consulting Producer

Yara Shahidi

Keri Shahidi

Afshin Shahidi – Associate Producers

Susan Yoon – VFX, TITLES, and POSTER DESIGN

Robert Curreri – COLORIST

Pi Jacobs – Musician (Club Scene) and my LA LA BESTIE!

Cienna Cortez-Ong Ante – Crowd Funding Campaign Manager

Topher – Crowd Funding Campaign Graphics

Harry Yoon – Post Production Mentor

This online fest is geo-blocked for Southern California.