Almara (Nathania Bernabe), a young Filipino care-worker in Canada who struggles to stay connected with her son, while filling the role of â€˜motherâ€™ in another family. Touching upon themes of connection and care, the film beautifully illustrates the sacrifices made by so many in pursuit of a better life. Beautifully shot by DOP Wes Miron with music by Jonathan Kawchuk, the film features a stellar cast including Nathania Bernabe, local hip-hop sensation Taylor Hatala, Dean Lonsdale, Renda Daldalera, Samantha Grant, Hort Fleischhauer and Alaister Dunn-Sison.
The family-friendly event will feature Filipino singers, mango refreshments and a Q & A with Eva Colmers, Co-Producer Eric Spoeth and the ENTIRE cast. Tickets can be purchased through the Metro Cinemaâ€™s online ticket service at http://www.metrocinema.org/online_tickets/ or at the door.
Tickets are $6 for students/seniors, $10 for adults.
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Lindsey McNeill, Publicist