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2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

ULAM: MAIN DISH

Directed by Alexandra Cuerdo

Documentary Feature Competition / USA / 2017 / Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Family, Food, History, International, Pacific Islander / 80 mins / English with English subtitles

ULAM: MAIN DISH

Aratani Theatre
May 6, 2018 4:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Description

“Could it be that Filipino food, the underdog of Asian cuisines, is having its moment at last?” — THE NEW YORK TIMES

Filipino-American first-time filmmaker Alexandra Cuerdo follows the rise of the Filipino food movement in the U.S. via the chefs crossing over to the center of the American table.


Director's Bio

Alexandra Cuerdo is a Filipino-American director, producer and editor. Her directorial debut, ULAM: Main Dish, has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Vogue, TimeOut, Eater and more, with MSN ranking it as one of the “Top 5 Food Documentaries to Watch” now. As a content producer, her videos for BuzzFeed have achieved over 150 million views and over 1 million shares on Facebook.


Credits

Director: Alexandra Cuerdo
Writer: Alexandra Cuerdo
Producer: Alexandra Cuerdo, John Floresca, Rey Cuerdo, John Floresca
Director of Photography: John Floresca
Executive Producer: Paul Puzon, Mia Manlunas
Editor: Tayler Braasch
Music: Stephen Spies
Sound Mixer: Michael Mendoza

Dates & Times

ULAM: MAIN DISH

Aratani Theatre
May 6, 2018 4:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets