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    Trying to be Some Kind of Hero, Again

    I was determined to capture the moment. It was 2007. I was given a camera to take with me on a trip back to the Philippines to visit my Grandmother for the first time since …

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    The Best Waitress in the World

    Written and Directed by Lester Alfonso (11 min. 1992) Wanting to make a documentary about the waitress in a restaurant he visited for the first time, a filmmaker ends up making a film about the …

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    There was a Cabaret.

    Directed by Lester Alfonso (25 min. 2005) A quick glimpse behind the scenes at a theatre group’s production of the musical Cabaret at the historic Arlington Hotel in small town Maynooth, Ontario. Privately commissioned by …

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    Twelve

    Written and Directed by Lester Alfonso (44 min. 2009) If you could go back and speak to your 12-year-old self, what would you say? Through this documentary, Philippine-born filmmaker Lester Alfonso attempts to answer this …

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    Trying to Be Some Kind of Hero

    Written and Directed by Lester Alfonso (37 min. 2003) “Alfonso leaves Canada for the Philippines, looking to solve the mystery of which American soldier fathered his own mother. In the process, he crafts a smart, …

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    Sympathy for the Rebel

    Directed by Lester Alfonso (26 min. 2011) One week in the reality of a small town rock & roll band as they gear up for a show that could lead them to that “big break.”

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    This City Has Wings

    Shot and edited by Lester Alfonso. Music by Red Hunter and Jonas Bonnetta. WINNER “Best Cinematography” at the Millbrook International 3 Minute Film Festival

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