Conferences / Film Screenings

Queering the Filipino Diaspora in Canada

QUEERING THE FILIPINO DIASPORA IN CANADA

Featuring the documentary, “StandStill” by Joella Cabalu

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Artwork by Jay Cabalu

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

4:00-6:00 PM

Liu Institute for Global Issues, Case Room, UBC

6476 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver

Unceded Musqueam Territory

ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY

StandStill (2013) is a short documentary on the filmmaker’s journey to bring together her gay brother and devout Catholic parents to discuss religion and homosexuality. The film’s trailer is available at: https://vimeo.com/joellacabalu/standstilltrailer.

ABOUT THE PANEL DISCUSSION

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the filmmaker in conversation with scholars and activists whose work revolves around the sexualities of Filipinos in Canada and queer activisms.

DISCUSSANTS:

• Joella Cabalu, Filipino-Canadian documentary filmmaker

• Jay Cabalu, Filipino-Canadian artist

• Dr. John Paul Catungal, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow and Killam Honourary Fellow Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice and Department of Geography, UBC

• Melanie Matining, Activist and Community Facilitator

• Darla Tomeldan, Pinoy Pride Vancouver

Organized by the Philippine Studies Series at UBC with the Liu Institute for Global Issues

RSVP at ubc.pss@gmail.com or at our Facebook event!

* light snacks will be served

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