Pacific Rim Showcase
The NBFF is proud to showcase international film from Austrailia, China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, and Australia.
Join us for our Pacific Rim Showcase on May 1, followed by our Pacific Rim Showcase Party.
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ULAM: Main Dish Follow the rise of Filipino food via the award-winning chefs as they cross over to the center of the American table. This culinary movement is not only a remarkable achievement for American restaurateurs, but also as a validation of Filipino culture. The film confronts issues inherent in representing both Filipino and American identity, and challenges from both the Filipino community and the world at large. The film is a celebration -- and confirmation -- that Filipino food,…Find out more »
Korean Spotlight- A Day A skilled doctor begins his journey home after an extended trip abroad, only to come across a horrific car accident. While helping the victims, he realizes that one of the people dying on the road is his daughter, and watches her slip away. But as the worst day of his life begins to repeat itself, he has another chance to save her at the risk of someone else's loved one dying instead. It may be possible…Find out more »
Chinese Spotlight- End of Summer While attempting to rebel against his controlling father, a young boy finds a friend in his elderly neighbor. Together, the two bond over the World Cup fever that is sweeping China and the elderly man begins secretly training the boy for the school tryouts. The mission takes an unexpected turn when he discovers his father's romance with his homeroom teacher. On top of that, his elderly neighbor must reunite with his own family in a…Find out more »
3 Ft. Ball and Souls Four troubled strangers who met online decide to meet in person for a singular purpose, but fate intervenes. A Ground Hog Day type event forces these strangers to open up and confide in each other in order to resolve some of their various issues. Will a day that began with a suicide pact end in redemption or just simply end? Film Only Ticket: $20 PACIFIC RIM SHOWCASE CELEBRATION Please join us for the Newport…Find out more »