The Legend Of The Basketball Ghost
Directed by Gabe Pagtama
A dream story about the love of basketball between two brothers and a ghost.
Gabe Pagtama was born in Shape, Belgium and grew up in Los Angeles, California. He attended Saint Monica’s Catholic high school and graduated with a B.A. from Loyola Marymount University where he majored in business with and emphasis in information systems and quantitative management. His initial fascination with film came at a very early age realizing that stories could be told on camera. In addition his friends and family were in the entertainment industry. Two of the major influences were his father (a lifelong actor that has been on the Conan O’Brien Show and has worked with Actor’s such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Keanu Reeves, Kim Basinger and the list goes on) and his sister who has been a career producer (her two latest projects were both Emmy Nominated “Project Runway” and “Top Chef”).
Producer: Abe Pagtama
Director: Gabe Pagtama
Writer: Gabe Pagtama
Animation: The Good O'Boys
Composer: Denise Santos
Editor: Gabe Pagtama
Shorts Programs / 130 minsIn an effort to inspire, motivate and mobilize the Filipino-American and Filipino filmmaking community, we challenged them to create short films to premiere at The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017. As a result, filmmakers of various levels of experience stepped up to share their artistic voice and storytelling. We are proud to present their efforts to all of you! - Craig Obligacion-Wilson
In This Program: The Last Straw, Colored Hearts, The Legend Of The Basketball Ghost, Plaza Blvd, I Don’t Love You, What You Don’t Say, Uncle Eddy, Miss Understanding, Madeira, Man of My Dreams, Finding Ronwe, Lolo Pepe