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Balikbayan: From Victims To Survivors—World Premiere

October 10

This is the World Theatrical Premiere of Balikbayan: From Victims To Survivors. There will be with live Q & A following each screening with filmmakers Jon Jon Rivero, Rob Hillstead, and Bernie Hernando.

The feature-length documentary tells the story of a group of Canadian activists, led by Edmontonian Jon Jon Rivero, who are determined to use performing arts to help street children in the Philippines heal from traumas in their daily lives, and from traumas brought on in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda. ‘Balikbayan,’ a Tagalog word, refers to repatriates of the Philippines who return to their homeland after a long period abroad.

Directors: Rob Hillstead & Jon Jon Rivero | 83-mins. | Canada

Venue

Edmonton City Centre
102 Ave. & 102 St.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z2 Canada
Phone:
780-426-8444

This is the World Theatrical Premiere of Balikbayan: From Victims To Survivors. There will be with live Q & A following each screening with filmmakers Jon Jon Rivero, Rob Hillstead, and Bernie Hernando.

The feature-length documentary tells the story of a group of Canadian activists, led by Edmontonian Jon Jon Rivero, who are determined to use performing arts to help street children in the Philippines heal from traumas in their daily lives, and from traumas brought on in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda. ‘Balikbayan,’ a Tagalog word, refers to repatriates of the Philippines who return to their homeland after a long period abroad.

Directors: Rob Hillstead & Jon Jon Rivero | 83-mins. | Canada

Venue

Edmonton City Centre
102 Ave. & 102 St.
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z2 Canada
Phone:
780-426-8444