I am insanely proud of my friends Mark Gary and Denisa Reyes. Their movie, "Hubad" was chosen to be shown at the New York Asian International American Film Festival next week! Amazing.
Despite the lack of big name stars and absence of the gritty "squatter chic" element that foreign film festival programmers looove so much, I knew that this movie would make waves. And contrary to it's titillating title, the film has no hard core sex scenes, violence, or gritty stereotypes of Philippine society. It's just a wonderfully poignant and humorous story of middle aged actors working out their issues with their director and themselves.
Play the clip above and catch my cinematic debut as a foreign "judge" on a panel from Disneyland HongKong.