29 December, Toronto: Premiere – Revolution Selfie (with director in attendance)

Sunday, 29 December
3:00 pm
The 519
519 Church St
Toronto, ON
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/456369041595487/

Film Showing: Revolution Selfie
with Guest Speaker award-winning director Steven de Castro

Sunday, December 29th – 3 pm to 6 pm
519 Church St, Toronto, ON M4Y 2C9
Presented by TV Migrante, Multimonde Production
$20 dollars ticket (food and drinks will be served)
Trailer: https://multi-monde.ca/en/revolution-selfie-the-red-battalion/

In this mock video game / documentary film, we accompany the filmmaker as he brings us face to face with the armed warriors of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the Philippines.

Filmmaker Steven de Castro sets out to discover what is going on in the Philippines that has led the CIA to declare war on to a revolutionary army growing in the countryside for almost 50 years – and why the CIA dubs the NPA a “foreign terrorist organization”.

REVOLUTION SELFIE expands the horizons of documentary storytelling while broadening our understanding about the lesser-known fronts in the global “War on Terror.”

Filmmaker Steven De Castro takes us up close and deep into the lives of the young soldiers of the 48-year-old Maoist guerilla army in the Philippine hinterlands.

But rather than simply presenting interviews and images in a traditional journalistic manner, this film weaves fantasy elements and web-based camera techniques into the documentary form to disrupt our matrix of widely held beliefs that underpin the discussion of terrorism, poverty, and the motivations of the warriors who fight in a revolutionary liberation war.

NOT IN TORONTO? Here are screenings in other cities across Canada:
• Vancouver, December 21, 2019 at 12:30 PM – 4 PM https://www.facebook.com/events/423279105011353/
• Ottawa, January 30, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 8:45 PM https://www.facebook.com/events/2637715599652061/