‘Filipinos Get Some’ wins NY Int’l Film Festival’s ‘Best LGBT Film’
 
 
 
 
 
 

‘Filipinos Get Some’ wins NY Int’l Film Festival’s ‘Best LGBT Film’

/ 09:07 AM January 24, 2023

New York-based, Philippine-born Michael Manese’s film “Filipinos Get Some” won “Best LGBTQ Film” at the 2023 New York City International Film Festival Jan. 18 at the Dolby Theater in New York City.

"Filipinos Get Some" writer-director Michael Manese. IMDb

“Filipinos Get Some” writer-director Michael Manese. IMDb

“Filipinos Get Some” is a comedy about a public marriage proposal gone wrong.  Written and directed by Manese, it has a cast of Filipino Americans and was shot in NYC.

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The NYC International Fim Festival has featured Manese’s films before: “When Bart6874 met Lulu5547,” a silent film about senior citizens doing online dating, and “The Pleasure of Being Served,” about an undocumented Filipina immigrant domestic worker for a rich young American.

So far “Filipinos Get Some” has been selected by:

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Culver City Film Festival – Los Angeles, CA

Inwood Film Festival – New York City

Diwa Film Showcase – Seattle, WA

Pambujan Film Festival – Samar, The Philippines

NYCIFF – New York City

International Film Festival of Manhattan – New York City

CineAsian – Online film festival

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Silicon Valley Asian Pacific Heritage Film Festival – Silicon Valley, CA

Katra Film Series – New York City

“Filipinos Get Some” 1 minute trailer

Fornmore information visit: www.angrydougfilms.com.

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