1994 - Ugat Pilipino: Filipino Roots

Produced by Visual Communications and the International Channel, UGAT PILIPINO takes the viewer on a tour showcasing the broad range of Filipino American culture as expressed through music, dance, film and the visual arts. UGAT PILIPINO spotlights performing arts groups BIBAK Dance Ensemble, World Kulintang Institute, Fil-Am Family Cultural Group, and Kayamanan ng Lahi; rapper Reggie Nuesca; painter Papo de Asis; and filmmaker Dan Tirtiwinata. While 32 these artists work in distinct disciplines, they share the common goal of reclaiming Filipino culture and sharing it with the next generations of Filipino Americans. UGAT PILIPINO is an insightful overview of the rich variety and scope of contemporary Filipino American culture.