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Narratives Through Global Space - Screening & Panel Talk Virtual Event Series

Narratives Through Global Space promo poster

Narratives upcoming schedule We're celebrating Filipinx Heritage Month with the launch of Narratives Through Global Space! In partnership with Mapúa University (Manila, Philippines), this virtual residency brought together 20 students to collaborate and develop a series of 10 experimental short films. Over the course of five months (September 2020 - February 2021) this virtual residency recognized the profound and essential value that diversity brings to the creation, reception and circulation of creative practices and discourse. 

Led by Julius Poncelet Manapul (Associate Chair of Contemporary Drawing & Painting, Assistant Professor at OCAD U), and co-taught with Natalie Waldburger (Interim Chair of Sculpture/Installation, Professor at OCAD U), along with Mapúa U faculty supervisors John Xavier S. Chavez (Professor in Writing for New Media Studies) and Roberto R. Ang (Professor in Documentary Film Studies), participants were given the opportunity to work collaboratively in pushing experimental film narratives across both Canadian and Filipinx cultural spectrums amidst the global backdrop of the pandemic. In collaboration with the participants from Mapúa University, students will join the project in promotion and research led by Dr. Marissa Largo (Assistant Professor in Art Education at NSCAD). 

Join us for the screening event series from June 21st - June 25th 2021, featuring behind-the-scenes look into the filmmaking and panel talks from the creators, university faculty and guest speakers! Find the schedule line up below, and RSVP HERE  to join these virtual events. Click here to learn more about these upcoming short films. Unable to attend? Stay tuned for details on the re-airing of these events on OCAD U LiVE

Monday, June 21, 9am-10:30am EDT
New Relationalities

  • “Cracking the Connection Code” by Amanda Foulds & Daniel Rafael V. Ramos
  •  “Indak ng Saudade” (Dance of Longing) by Sofia Velosa Borges & Fatima Louise C. Estrada

Tuesday, June 229am-10:30am EDT
Be/Longings, Hauntings, and Intergenerational Connections

  • “Tú and Ako, Ikaw and Yo” (You and Me) by Luis Cisneros Alavez & Samantha Buso
  •  “Lola, Poh Poh: This Is Everything I Didn’t Say” by Agnes Wong & Angelica C. Llanera

Wednesday, June 239am-10:30am EDT
Kinship, Symbol, and Materiality

  • "Abaca-Kenaf” (Rope) Vic Leonard V. Ventosa & Raha Fard
  • “Kahon” (Box) by Andrea Guerrero & Daniel James Magayon

Thursday, June 249am-10:30am EDT
Belief, Folklore, and Intergenerational Connections

  • “Defying Divinity” by Evelyn Trista Baik & Lauren Gabrielle Gonzalez
  •  “Makahiya” (Ashamed) by Patricia Anne Nino & Isadara Malaya Bulaklak 

Friday, June 259am-10:30am EDT
Constructing Self through the Experimental: Femininities and Queerness

  • “In Our Being” by Ghislan Timm & Jann Earl Q. Madariaga
  • “Parang Yiyang” (It Seems The Same) by Chyna Faye G. Merin & Jessica Li


Film poster for Narratives
Poster for 'Cracking the Connection Code' a short film by Amanda Foulds & Daniel Rafael V. Ramos

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