One of the first two winners of ABS-CBN Cinematografo Originals, Yellow Rose starring Broadway icon and Tony awardee Lea Salonga and nominee Eva Noblezada, will have its grand world premiere by opening the prestigious 35th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) on May 2.

Yellow Rose tells the story of headstrong but talented Rose (Eva), a Filipina teen from a small Texas town, dreaming to leave and fighting to pursue her country music dreams while facing the threat of deportation. The film is written and directed by Filipino-American award-winning film documentary and commercial director Diane Paragas and co-written by another award-winning writer Annie J. Howell…

Reblogged from the Manila Standard

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