IndioBravo Film Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in New York City. The organization’s mission is to promote Filipino film globally and to enable disadvantaged communities in the Philippines to use film and video for self-expression, self-empowerment and cultural preservation. The IndioBravo Film Foundation is proud to present the first annual IndioBravo Filipino Film Festival on June 11-14, 2009 in New York City, showcasing the boldest and most internationally acclaimed works by Filipino filmmakers in recent years.
Opening night takes place on Thursday, June 11, at the Museum of Modern Art (11 West 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) with the North American premiere of Baler, a historical, romantic epic which swept awards at the 2008 Metro Manila Film Festival, and 100, winner of audience and best film awards at festivals in Pusan, Korea and Vesoul, France.
The festival continues Friday to Sunday, June 12-14, at the Visual Arts Theater in Chelsea, 333 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues in New York City.
Find out more about the IndioBravo Filipino Film Festival at www.indiobravo.org/festival.