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Austin Film Festival Review: Yellow Rose

 

Fifteen years in the making, UT alumna Diane Paragas’ Austin-set Yellow Rose is a refreshing and strikingly original coming-of-age drama interwoven with an undocumented mother and daughter’s perseverance amid the threat of deportation.

 

https://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/screens/2019-10-30/austin-film-festival-review-yellow-rose/

Diane Paragas’ ‘Yellow Rose’ Marks A Milestone In Filipino American Cinema

 

The Texas-raised director’s debut feature, recently acquired by Sony Pictures, tells the story of a Filipino teen chasing her dreams amidst the US immigration crisis.

 

https://freethework.com/article/diane-paragas-yellow-rose-marks-a-milestone-in-filipino-american-cinema

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Picks Up Diane Paragas Musical Drama ‘Yellow Rose’

 

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has acquired all worldwide rights, excluding the Philippines, to the musical drama Yellow Rose directed by Diane Paragas.

 

https://deadline.com/2019/10/sony-pictures-worldwide-acquisitions-picks-up-diane-paragas-muscical-drama-yellow-rose-1202767736/

Luisa And Anna’s First Fight

 

Two high school nobodies desperately searching for the biggest fight of the year… If only they could find it

 

https://filmshortage.com/shorts/luisa-and-annas-first-fight/

“Luisa and Anna’s First Fight” by Lena Tsodykovskaya

 

Two high school nobodies embark on a desperate search for the biggest fight of the year in this delightful short by Los Angeles-based writer-director Lena Tsodykovskaya.

 

https://tv.booooooom.com/2019/10/02/luisa-and-annas-first-fight-lena-tsodykovskaya/

Lena Tsodykovskaya Celebrates Sincere Sisterhood and the Follies of Youth in ‘Luisa and Anna’s First Fight’

 

Life, we’re told, is about the stories you have to tell and what’s a more exciting yarn than the story of an epic rumble, or at least that’s the thinking of the thick as thieves pair at the centre of Lena Tsodykovskaya’s Luisa and Anna’s First Fight.

 

https://directorsnotes.com/2019/10/21/lena-tsodykovskaya-luisa-and-annas-first-fight/

“Luisa and Anna’s First Fight” by Lena Tsodykovskaya

 

Deep down, we’re all longing for a time when life was less serious—when days were defined by their lack of definition. Hanging with friends. Doing dumb sh-it.

 

https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2019/09/30/luisa-and-annas-first-fight/

American Pavilion To Celebrate Diversity At Cannes With Emerging Filmmaker Showcase

 

EXCLUSIVE: Now in its 31st year, the American Pavilion is moving with the times and bringing inclusion and representation to the forefront with its showcase of films by emerging filmmakers. This year, 29 films will make their debut on the Croisette.

 

American Pavilion To Celebrate Diversity At Cannes With Emerging Filmmaker Showcase

Free The Work Playlist Director Spotlight

 

https://freethework.com/playlist?id=CHDrFL11i6tvKeQSyypp

KCET’s 19th Annual Fine Cut Festival of Films Announces Winners and Awards Trips to 2019 Cannes Film Festival

 

In partnership with The American Pavilion, IndieWire and San Antonio Winery, KCET celebrated the work of regional student filmmakers on Sept. 19 at the 19th annual FINE CUT Festival of Films at the Directors Guild of America. Four winning short films were announced and screened from the sixteen selected as finalists by an industry judging panel.

 

https://www.kcet.org/special-events/kcets-19th-annual-fine-cut-festival-of-films-announces-winners-and-awards-trips-to

Finalists Announced for 2018 ShortList Film Festival

TheWrap is pleased to announce the 12 finalists in the seventh annual ShortList Film Festival, launching today online.

 

Finalists Announced for 2018 ShortList Film Festival