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Spunk (short film)

Screening during the “New Faces, New Frontiers: Singafest Short Film Program” at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 1st. Presented by FilAmCreative and CAPE.

Local L.A. Filipino-American filmmaker Patrick Epino confronts issues of Asian-American identity in this surprising and intimate short.

A film by Patrick Epino.

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About the Beneficiaries

Proceeds from the special sneak preview of The Girl With No Number will go to the Asian Professional Exchange and the Center for the Pacific Asian Family.

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About the orgs:

Asian Professional Exchange (APEX) – Founded in 1993, APEX has been the premiere Asian Pacific Islander American membership organization in the region, with a strong commitment to professional development, community service and cultural awareness. Over the past few years, APEX has experienced enormous success thanks to overwhelming support from community organizations, government officials, corporations, and most importantly, our members. APEX strives to offer members quality and effective programs and opportunities for professional and personal growth.

The APEX mission is to be the premier membership organization for Asian Pacific Americans in Southern California who have a strong commitment to excellence in professional development, community service and cultural awareness. APEX serves as a medium to bring increased awareness about and to Asian Americans through community service, fellowship, charitable fundraisers, cultural events, professional networking and educational seminars. By combining diverse skills and resources to support common goals, APEX strives to benefit not only the Asian American community, but also society at large. Ultimately, APEX hopes to create a unified sense of community among all Asian Americans, here in the United States and abroad.

Center for the Pacific Asian Family’s (CPAF) story begins in 1978, when a Filipina American woman questioned whether an immigrant Asian or Pacific Islander (API) woman experiencing domestic or sexual violence could get help – any help. When she found no clear options available she pioneered the programs in use today at CPAF.

CPAF is a non-profit organization recognized nationally for its pioneering work in domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse services within the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Islander (API) community. CPAF created the first Multi-lingual 24 hour Hotline assisting API survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in the nation.

In 1981, CPAF opened the first multi-lingual and multi-cultural Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter in the nation that specialized in serving API survivors of domestic violence. Thereafter, CPAF was also the first to open a multi-lingual and multi-cultural Transitional Shelter focusing on the needs of survivors who seek to establish independent, violence-free lives.

In 2005, CPAF expanded its Community Program, focused on community education and violence prevention services. CPAF provides a wide range of comprehensive services, all of which are free of charge, conducted in many API languages.


D-volution (short film)

Screening during the “New Faces, New Frontiers: Singafest Short Film Program” at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 1st. Presented by FilAmCreative and CAPE.

“Do you love someone enough to kill them?” When a man races against time to save his virus infected wife from mutating into something terrible, he’s forced to make a heart wrenching decision as things go horribly wrong.

Written, Directed, Produced and Edited by Walter Boholst.
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Late Night Happy Hour at Napa Valley Grille

Enjoy a complimentary Asian-Fusion Tapas as Festivalgoers celebrate at one of Westwood’s best outdoor venues as KIIS 102.7FM DJ SHY guides the turntables.

Presented by SUSHIPOPPER.

Sponsored drinks from 10-11PM

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