‘Ordinary People’ RP’s entry to Chicago 52nd Film Festival


The indie film ‘Ordinary People’ BY Eduardo Roy Jr. is the Philippines’ official entry to the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival.

The Filipino film is one of the 130 films from around the world that were chosen to be part of this year’s oldest competitive film festival in North America. The 5nd Chicago International Film Festival will run from October 23 to 27.

‘Ordinary People’ is a family saga of teenage parents and their newborn baby living in the chaotic streets of Manila. Shot in the streets of Manila, the film tells the story of the young parents’ desperate search for their child who was kidnapped.

The Philippine Consulate General in Chicago encourages members of the Filipino and Filipino-American communities in the United States to watch the screening of ‘Ordinary People’ at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

The film will be shown on the following dates: October 22, 5:45pm at EFORD1; October 24, 5:45pm at EFORD2; October 26, 1pm at EFORD3.

To purchase tickets for the screening of the film, visit www.chicagofilmfestival.com or call 312-583-0621 and look for Anna Liza Alcantara, Consulate General’s Cultural Officer.