Asian Films Showcase

May 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba
180 McPhillips St
MB R3E 2J9


God’s Plan
Short Narrative – Student Film
By participants of the Winnipeg Film Group Film-maker Mentorship Program

Writer’s Block
2018 Winnipeg Anti-Racism 48 Hour Film Competition Winner
By Sean Perrun & Tenesha Lawson

Sean Perrun is still relatively new to filmmaking. He’s been shooting video professionally for about 2 years, and went fully independent right out of college. Before college, Sean spend far too much time working in warehouses. After realizing that he wouldn’t get anything from this line of work besides a bad back, he decided to go to college and find a career. Now, Sean typically gets work freelancing for established media companies either operating a camera, editing, or assisting; and also from commercial clients around the city who have video needs.

By Jeff Camungao

Jeff Camungao is a 25 year-old filmmaker from the Philippines who started his career early under the guidance of his grandfather, an independent Filipino documentary filmmaker. Like his grandfather, the young filmmaker leans towards shooting videos using his own camera and minimal budget. He also graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Multimedia Arts at De La Salle College of Saint Benilde and interned extensively before leaving the Philippines to continue his journey on the other side of the world.

By Nadim Ado

Nadim is a photographer and filmmaker from Syria. He and his family came to Canada as refugees and are currently studying English and making their new lives here in Winnipeg. Bread is about life in a Syrian refugee camp in Kurdistan Iraq. Nadim and his wife, Dolly, were there for four years, with their daughter, Hero, and their son, Mehyar.

Manilla Road
By Fernando Dalayoan

Fernando Dalayoan is a filmmaker, writer, performer and educator living and working in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Creating stories that have Asian influence, particularly on Filipino-Canadian experiences inspires him. Dalayoan’s film projects  explore Asian diaspora and celebrate the diverse cultural roots in Canada. Dalayoan appreciates different facets of filmmaking and values collaborating with different artists to achieve a common vision.

The Line
Action Short Narrative
By Kyle Wong

Kyle Wong is a writer and director. After making his first short in 2009, Kyle learned filmmaking on-the- fly whilst working on various local productions, leading him to craft the first of several web series in 2012, which determined his filmmaking niche in martial arts-infused dramas.

Directors of the films will be in attendance to present their films.

Donations appreciated

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