Monday, April 4, 2011

Global Pinay Style big screen premiere at 27th Annual LAAPFF!

Global Pinay Style is coming to the big screen! Photo courtesy of Sheena Vera Cruz.

FilAm Funk's
very own Global Pinay Style is coming to the big screen! Along with the homey Chris Woon's world premiere of the documentary full-length film Among B-Boys, which offers an amazing account of the little-known world of Hmong b-boys in California, GPS will be gracing the silver screen one month from now (Wednesday, May 4th) at the 27th Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival!

Global Pinay Style
(2011, 5 mins, Philippines/USA)
Wednesday, May 4th 2011 @ 9:15pm
CGV Cinemas 1: 621 S Western Ave. (Between 6th Street and Wilshire Blvd) Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA 90010

"Global Pinay Style documents the rich hip hop dance scene that Filipinas are creating in the Philippines and these dancers' creative influences around the world. Focusing on members of the Philippine All Stars and Stellar, the film shows how Pinays are carving out spaces for a vibrant dance subculture and proving their skills for a global audience."

Screen shot of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival film schedule. Browse the full schedule here: Film Listing

The Pinay hip hop dance crew Stellar spotlighted in GPS. Photo courtesy of Bea Lesaca.

Dancer and studio-owner Madelle Enriquez Paltu-ob points out what the Capital G Shop in San Juan City has to offer in a scene from GPS.

GPS front-woman Chelo enjoys a laugh. She is telling a story of how the janitor won the emcee battle hosted by the Philippine All Stars Dance School.

If you're in LA at this time, make sure you support your independent filmmakers! Come see GPS and the long-awaited debut of Among B-Boys.


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