Red, white and blue stripes with silhouetted veterans marching atop, flanked by Philippine sunburst.

They still believe America will do the right thing.

Laurel: AWARDED - Better Angels Lavine Fellowship
Laurel: OFFICIAL SELECTION - LA Asian Pacific Film Festival
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Over 1.2 million people claim they served.

Less than 20% were added to the official roster.

Women were explicitly excluded.


Colorado Dragon Film Festival Presents 

A Long March

with Community Q&A

July 30, 2022

4:00 PM

In person screening,* Q&A, and reception at Sie FilmCenter

 2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206

Can't make it in person? No problem!

Watch online from July 29 - 31, 2022














Many Philippine migration stories are linked to the thousands of Filipino American soldiers who went to war to defend the United States and the Philippines during World War II. In an honest and heartfelt directorial debut, TS Botkin follows Filipino American veterans as they emotionally trace their paths from war to erasure by the U.S. Government, marching from an obscured history to the Federal courts, right up to the steps of Congress in search of promises denied.

*In person screening will have open captions and ASL interpreter. **Online screenings have closed captions in English. Please email us for additional accommodations at 


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