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Edmonton Film Fest: Balikbayan: From Victims to Survivors

Documentary world premiere Wednesday in Edmonton
Edmontonian debuts documentary at EIFF. Photo supplied.

The world premiere of the documentary film, Balikbayan: From Victims to Survivors, is being held in Edmonton tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Landmark Cinemas 9 City Centre, as part of the 2020 Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF).

Balikbayan: From Victims to Survivors details the journey of Edmontonian Jon Jon Rivero and his team of volunteers, as they use self-expressive arts and sports to help Filipino street children heal and recover from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan. 

The Edmonton premiere will be followed by a live, socially-distant Q&A with Rivero, co-writer and co-director Rob Hillstead and co-writer and co-producer Bernie Hernando.

Screening times and location (Q&A to follow both shows):
            Balikbayan: From Victims to Survivors
            6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2020
            Landmark Cinemas 9 City Centre

            10200 - 102 Avenue
          Edmonton, AB

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