FACINE 26, The 26th Annual Filipino International Cine Festival

FACINE 26, The 26th Annual Filipino International Cine Festival

The festival organized by the Filipino Arts & Cinema International or FACINE runs October 18-20 at the Roxie Theater, 3117 – 16th Street, San Francisco which features ten full-length films; the Short Films competition follows on October 26, 6-9 pm at the International Hotel Manilatown Center, 868 Kearny Street, San Francisco.

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Istorya DC 2019 Symposium

Istorya DC 2019 Symposium

Observing the 75th Anniversary of Gen. Douglas MacArthur Landing in Leyte from the Filipino Perspective

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Estate Tax Amnesty

Estate Tax Amnesty

Many Filipinos find themselves heirs to an estate that a relative passed on to them through death. Acquiring the title to the estate involves a very complex and tedious process that is daunting to the heirs, leading to inaction. Such inaction can make succession to title very expensive, if altogether unaffordable to all but the extremely rich. This is due to the Philippine Estate Tax; Initial Penalties for late action and Annual Interest on the taxes (which can be compounded by penalties, if fraud is involved).

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Can you Fili-pito?

Can you Fili-pito?

Do the Polvoron Whistle at the Sept 21 SeptYamber Undiscovered Street Festival

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Screening of "Honor: The Legacy of Jose Abad Santos"

Screening of "Honor: The Legacy of Jose Abad Santos"

Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 7 PM, Museo ng Lahing Pilipino, Philippine Center 447 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94108

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Filipino World War II Veterans Decry Termination of Family Reunification Program

Filipino World War II Veterans Decry Termination of Family Reunification Program

“This is not right,” says 91-year-old Rey Cabacar of Ft, Washington, Md, one of the few remaining Filipino World War II veterans living in the Washington, D.C. area. “We waited long for recognition, and it came only after many of our comrades have already died. We waited long for family reunification, and now many of them will die without their families on their side. This makes me very sad.”

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MAM Awards 2019 Submission of Entries Extended Until September 15, 2019

MAM Awards 2019 Submission of Entries Extended Until September 15, 2019

Due to public demand, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is again extending the deadline of submission of entries to the biennial Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards until September 15, 2019. 

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Liwanag: A Journey Through the Philippines Way of Life

Liwanag: A Journey Through the Philippines Way of Life

The Philippine Center in New York, 556 5th Ave. New York City 10036, September 23- October 11, 2019

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