Jersey City Fil-Am Cultural Festival

“Know History. Know Self.
No History. No Self.”

Join Anakbayan NJ on Saturday, October 17th, 2015 for a jam-packed day of films, performances, presentations, and exhibitions by Filipino youth, students, and our allies, featuring a centerpiece screening of The Guerilla is a Poet.

You’ll also hear stories from the International People’s Tribunal in Washington, DC, and Kapit Bisig Kabataan Relief Mission in the Philippines this past summer.

Saturday, October 17th
12-6pm: Filipino Film Festival
7-9pm: Upsurge Cultural Show and Open Mic
$5-$20 sliding scale
(no one turned away for lack of funds)

***Full program and location TBA***

Calling all Filipino Youth and Allies:

Anakbayan NJ aims to highlight the often forgotten, but historic, role of Filipinos in the US. Let us celebrate our contributions as migrant workers, artists, activists, and young people who are bearers of change for a more sustainable and just society!

We call on Filipino youth and allies to lend their talents and voices to the cause of uplifting our revolutionary history and tradition.

To contribute a film for consideration, please email Devyn at

To share a song, dance, or spoken word performance at Upsurge, please email Bea at

Please consider donating to Anakbayan NJ to support our organizational operations and campaigns! More infomation can be found here.

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