A Screening and Talk of “It Runs In The Family” by Joella Cabalu
The Liu Institute for Global Issues – Caseroom
March 17th / 2017, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Free to Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/it-runs-in-the-family-screening-talk-tickets-32615175869
The UBC Philippine Studies Series & ACAM Dialogues are happy to host a screening of “It Runs In The Family” and talk with director Joella Cabalu. This event will consist of a showing of the film as well as an opportunity to meet and talk with the director. Free vegetarian food will be available at the event.
It Runs In The Family was nominated ‘Best Canadian Short Award’ at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2014 and “follows Jay Cabalu as he sets off on a journey from Vancouver, Canada to meet with queer cousins Monica in Oakland, California and Jazz in Manila, Philippines. All raised with with a similar Roman Catholic upbringing, the Filipino cousins share their coming out stories, which range from surprising to heartwarming.”
Film: It Runs in the Family
This event will be taking place on the traditional, unceded, ancestral homelands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) First Nation.