A is for Agustin, a film by Grace Pimentel Simbulan
Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:00 PM - PST - Virtual Event
Living in a remote corner of the Philippine islands, Agustin is a tribesman who loves to sing, but never had the opportunity to learn to read or write. When his boss cheats him out of his wages seemingly for the thousandth time, 40-year old Agustin decides to enroll in grade 1.
Watch the trailer.
Nominated for Best Documentary at the Gawad Urian by the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (Filipino Film Critics) 2020.
Presented by San Diego Filipino Cinema and YFPA. Proceeds go to YFPA and the YFPA Scholarship Program.
Exclusive Q&A session at 7:30 PM - PST, with filmmaker Grace Pimentel Simbulan and co-producer Benito Bautista will follow the presentation. Moderated by independent filmmaker and actor Esperanza Catubig and YFPA board member Jordan Greene.
A is for Agustin will stream online. To help support the screening of A is for Agustin, we simply ask you donate the price of an online, streamed ticket. The donation price is a sliding scale and up to you.
Online Film Screen and Q&A Instructions:
- Ticket holders are emailed 2 login links 10 minutes before the event starts, (1) Vimeo - film + (2) Zoom - Q&A
- Look for the email from [email protected]
- Film screen starts at 6:00 PM, PST
- Q&A session is open from 7:30PM - 8:30PM PST
- Screening is open within U.S. only
For Vimeo and Zoom link questions, please email [email protected].
Maraming Salamat for your support!