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SDFC is founded to be the home of the best of the global Filipino films in San Diego. SDFC recognizes the importance of the discovery and exhibition of global Filipino stories and the nurturing of the voice of the emerging Filipino filmmaker to promote a better representation and understanding of the global Filipino experience, cinematic arts, and our shared humanity. SDFC aims to provide unity and pride amongst our Filipino and Filipino American communities, inspiration to young creative artists and thinkers, and a unique cultural experience to the diverse audiences of San Diego.


Dr. Benjamin Camacho, Co-Founder & President

Benito Bautista, Co-Founder & Executive Director |

Emma Francisco, Co-Founder & Programming Director |

Sabrina Gana, Board Secretary/Guest Relations & Membership Manager |

Ariana Torres, Program Manager |

Justin Besana, SDFFF Branding Director

Johann Ocampo, SDFFF Senior Graphics & Web Designer

Nooks Villaluz, SDFFF Graphics

Natividad de Leon, Global Community Outreach |

Leah Lombos, Marketing & Social Media |

Ellixis Julio, Marketing & Social Media |

Miko Aguilar, Technical Director |

Lauren Garces, Special Events Director |

Trixi Agiao, Lead Moderator

Marissa Roxas, Media Production

Seth Dacio, Media Production

SDFFF Programming Team

Miko Aguilar

Benito Bautista

Rosanne Liezl Bitas

Emma Francisco

Ellixis Julio

Leah Lombos

Ariana Torres