October is Filipino American History Month - Oct-Nov Screenings for THE DELANO MANONGS

Suzanne Kai

October 21, 2014


New U.S. Screenings for the groundbreaking documentary directed by Marissa Aroy.

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Tuesday October 21st, 2014 - Irvine, CA
University of California at Irvine Cross-Cultural Center presents the screening as part of the contemporary social issues series.  Co-sponsored by Kababayan at UCI,  Student Life & Leadership, Student Affairs.  A discussion with director, Marissa Aroy and Mayor of Cerritos Mark E. Pulido follows.
7PM  Dr. White Room, UCI Cross-Cultural Center, 106 Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697. 
Thursday October 23rd, 2014 - San Marcos, CA
Cal State University, San Marcos Multicultural Programs, Student Life & Leadership along with SLL Cross-Cultural Center, CSUSM Library, and Kamaylayan Alliance will hold a screening with director Marissa Aroy in attendance.
6:00 PM-8:00 PM University Student Union 2310-AB, Cal State University, San Marcos, 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078.
Thursday October 23rd, 2014 - Honolulu, HI 

University of Hawaii, Manoa Office of Multicultural Student Services, Hawaii Center for Food Safety, Decolornial Pina@ys, UH Food+, Friends of Operation Manong, UHM Center for Philippine Studies and UHM Departments of Ethnic Studies and American Studies sponsor a screening of The Delano Manongs in an event titled “Growing Solidarity: Food Sovereignty, Farmworkers, and Organizing”  Featuring food, films and discussion.

5:30-8:00PM Shidler Bus Ad D106 (corner of Maile Way & University Ave)
Friday October 24th, 2014 - San Diego, CA
Miramar College, Kuya Ate Mentor Program, (KAMP), SD Miramar College Diveristy/Int’l Education Committee, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, SD Ethnic Studies Consortium will be hosting a screening with director Marissa Aroy in attendance.
7:00 PM-9:30 PM
Miramar College, Rm I-101
10440 Black Mtn Rd
San Diego, CA  92126.
No Parking Permit Required. Free Screening,
Saturday, October 25, 2014 
Filipino American Community of Cerritos along with Club Kaibigan and FPSG (Filipino Parents Support Group) of Gretchen Whitney High School will be screening the film, with director Marissa Aroy in attendance for a discussion afterward.
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Gretchen Whitney High School
Multimedia Arts Center “The Mac”
16800 Shoemaker Ave
Cerritos, CA 90703


Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 - New York, New York
Wednesday, November 5th,-New York, NY
Sponsored by NYU APA studies and Co-sponsored by FAM (Filipino American Museum), Damayan Migrant Workers Association, and the Filipino American National Historical Society.
A conversation with filmmaker Marissa Aroy and historian Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, author of the award-winning Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California. Poet Joseph Legaspi shares new works inspired by the stories of the Manongs (Ilocano term of respect for older men). Bhairavi Desai (Executive Director, New York Taxi Workers’ Alliance) moderates the conversation and makes connections to contemporary, local labor organizing efforts.
7:00 pm-9:00 pm  NYU Cantor Film Center (36 E. 8th Street), Theater 101
Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 - San Francisco, CA
Roxie Theater will screen the film in the “Bay Area Docs: Shorts Program”
Thursday, November 13th, 2014 - Seattle Washington
6:00 p.m. UW Ethnic Cultural Theater, 3931 Brooklyn Ave NE Seattle, WA 98195.
Carlos Bulosan Centennial Committee (CBCC), Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts (PWEKA), and the Filipino Community of Seattle are hosting the screening followed by Q&A with director, Marissa Aroy and community panel.
Contact: Aileen Balahadia, (206) 250-4299, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA
Official selection of the Philadelphia Asian American Film festival.

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