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Filipino Film Festival 2017 in Honolulu Museum of Art

/ 10:29 PM June 09, 2017

HONOLULU — Films that celebrate the Philippines’ distinct cinematic language, which embraces slapstick comedy, high art and conscious melodrama will be shown at the Filipino Film Festival 2017 on June 9 to 17 at the Doris Duke Theatre, Honolulu Museum of Art.

Highlights include Across the Crescent Moon, a romance featuring the Philippines’ often overlooked Muslim community, Lav Diaz’s ambitious eight-hour ode to the Philippine Revolution, and the anticipated sequel to the hit comedy Ang Babae sa Septic Tank (The Woman and the Septic Tank).

Opening-night reception: June 9 at 6-7:30 p.m. Food by museum’s café and music and live entertainment; wine, beer, and soda are available for purchase.
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Across the Crescent Moon screens at 7:30 .pm.

Tickets: $35 | $30 museum members

Film Admission: $10 general admission | $8 museum members | free for children 18 and under

Info: (808)532-6097, ddt@honolulumuseum.org, www.honolulumuseum.org

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TAGS: Across the Crescent Moon, Ang Babae sa Septic Tank (The Woman and the Septic Tank), Doris Duke Theatre, Filipino Film Festival 2017 Honolulu, Filipino films, Honolulu Museum of Art, Lav Diaz
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