Awards season is once again upon us! And one of the 366 feature films eligible for the Oscars this year (along with the Korean American-led MINARI) is the Filipino American-led, Texan-set film, YELLOW ROSE. In this interview, YELLOW ROSE writer and director Diane Paragas talks about her new film, the inspiration behind it, that stellar cast, and the importance of Filipino representation.
YELLOW ROSE Plot (from IMDb/Amazon):
A Filipina teen from a small Texas town fights to pursue her dreams as a country music performer while having to decide between staying with her family or leaving the only home she has known.
Starring: Eva Noblezada, Dale Watson, Princess Punzalan
Prime Video: https://www.amazon.com/Yellow-Rose-Ev…