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Twelve

(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 question by interviewing twelve diverse subjects, …

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Trying to Be Some Kind of Hero

(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, snappy portrait of a woman striking …

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This City Has Wings

(2 min. 2010) Shot and edited by Lester Alfonso. Music by Red Hunter and Jonas Bonnetta. WINNER “Best Cinematography” at the Millbrook International 3 Minute Film Festival 2010

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1.0 Art is constructing a symbology.

(11 min. 2014) Lester Alfonso’s submission to Artspace’s Cinepoetry event is a cinematic interpretation of slam poet Tessa Nasca’s performance and poetry. Part Zero of the WHAT IS ART? web series. WINNER: “Best Community-Based Production” …

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