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"New Filipino Cinema" spotlights the island nation's burgeoning, work-in-progress filmmaking scene

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Loy Arcenas' Niño kicks off the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' series

Further complicating your comprehension of a very complex scene, the YBCA series encompasses avant-garde shorts by veteran John Torres and newer experimentalists. There's also a free afternoon Indie-Pino Music Fest Sat/9, and on June 17 there's a postscript: Lav Diaz's Florentina Hubaldo, CTE, the six-hour latest epic in a career whose patience-testing wide open cinematic spaces make Béla Tarr look like Michael Bay. 

"NEW FILIPINO CINEMA"

June 7-17, $8

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

701 Mission, SF

www.ybca.org

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