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2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Finding Ronwe

Directed by Angela Paviera

USA / 2017 / 15 mins / English with English subtitles / Color / D-Cinema

Plays In:
FilAm Creations: A Filmmaker Movement

Art Share L.A.
May 3, 2017 6:00 pm Rush Line Only


Kailani (Kathleen Neubauer) runs into Nobu (Ctesiphon Ledesma) an old friend and martial arts instructor at their old gym. Kailani discovers that Nobu is a private investigator who has been following Derrick (Sal Lemus), her sister’s abusive boyfriend. Together, they hunt down Derrick in hopes of finding Ronwe (Virgil Apostol) who is involved in a series of online scams.

Director's Bio

Angela is a Filipino-American filmmaker from the Bay Area. After receiving her B.A. in film at the Art Institute, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue directing and producing. She interned for Blue Fox Entertainment and, afterwards, became a set dresser for Altitude (2017), a feature film distributed by Lionsgate. In fall 2016, Angela co-produced Bicultural.


Producers: Angela Paviera, Shivalik Shankar
Director: Angela Paviera
Cinematographer: Robert Ford
Assistant Camera: Mike Mast
Boom Operator: Gabe Pagtama
Cast: Kathleen Neubauer, Ctesiphon Ledesma , Sal Lemus Jr., Virgil Apostol , Sarnica Lim

Plays in

  1. FilAm Creations: A Filmmaker Movement

    Shorts Programs / 130 mins
    In 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

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Plays In:
FilAm Creations: A Filmmaker Movement

Art Share L.A.
May 3, 2017 6:00 pm Rush Line Only