REquieme!VIEW EVENT DETAILS
New Philippine Cinema Series
Directed by Loy Arcenas.
2012. Philippines. 97 min.
Swanie (Shamaine Buencamino), a small-town neighborhood politician, tries to gain notice by holding a wake for a distant relative who became a sensation after murdering a famous fashion designer overseas. Meanwhile, her estranged son turned transgender woman, Joanna (Anthony Falcon), gives up the money she has saved up for a breast transplant in order to help bury a neighbor. Messy and hilarious events unfold along the way as politics, bureaucracy, funeral fiestas, secrets and lies collide to put life and death the Pinoy way fully on display.
Followed by LGBT Connections Night Leo Bar. After the film, enjoy a fabulous evening of networking, cocktails, and culture until 9:30pm.
For event details visit https://asiasociety.org/new-york/events/requieme 725 Park Avenue (at East 70th Street) New York City