Tour of Philippine film Dukot (Abduct) comes to Montréal

Friday, May 28, 2010 -- The visit to Montreal by the creators of the award-winning film, Dukot (Abduct), accompanied by U.S.-based poet-artist Melissa Roxas, a survivor of torture and abduction in the Philippines, got underway with a press conference today.

A delicious lunch was graciously provided by the Federation of Filipino Canadian Associations of Quebec at the FAMAS community centre.

Pictured are the members of the tour group, scriptwriter Boni Ilagan (front, 2nd from right), Melissa (fr, 3rd from right), lead actor Allen Dizon (fr, centre) and producer Dennis Evangelista (back, 3rd from left) and press con organizers. A pot-luck meet and greet with community members was held the same evening, also at the FAMAS community centre.

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