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BILLIE AND EMMA

  • Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019 | 6:45 PM | NORTHWEST FILM FORUM

ENCORE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019 | 9:00 PM | GAY CITY: SEATTLE’S LGBTQ CENTER

Philippines | 2019 | 107 minutes | Samantha Lee | In English and Tagalog with English subtitles

Set in the mid-’90s, this coming-of-age drama tells the story of Billie, a troublemaker from Manila, who finds herself exiled to remote San Isidro to live with her single aunt, the town’s religion teacher. Determined to change her ways and get through senior year without incident, Billie hides herself from the world—until she meets Emma, the ambitious star student who coaxes Billie out of her shell. They soon fall in love, but things get complicated when Emma discovers she’s pregnant. This exploration of the fleeting nature of love is written and directed by Samantha Lee, winner of the 2017 Emerging Talent Award at Outfest.

This film is fully subtitled (deaf-friendly).

BILLIE AND EMMA

Director: Samantha Lee

Principal Cast: Gabby Padilla, Zar Donato, Beauty Gonzalez

Country: Philippines

Year: 2019

Running Time: 107 minutes

Producers: Phyllis Grande, Rex Tiri

Writer: Samantha Lee

Editor: Ilsa Malsi

Music: Denise Santos

Language: English, Tagalog

Content Warnings: NONE

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