The offi cial trailer includes the debut of some of the fi lm’s original songs performed by Eva Noblezada, Dale Watson, Lea Salonga, and the cast.
New York, New York – June 13, 2019 – Home Away Productions and Cinematografo Originals today launched the offi cial trailer of the award-winning independent fi lm Yellow Rose. The fi lm has received high praise and accolades, recently winning 3 grand jury awards at the 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacifi c Film Festival, the 2019 CAAMFest Asian American Film Festival , and the 2019 Bentonville Film Festival.
Yellow Rose is a timely story about a headstrong Filipino girl from a small Texas town who fi ghts to pursue her dreams as a country music star while facing the threat of deportation. The fi lm is directed by Diane Paragas and stars Tony Award Nominee Eva Noblezada, Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga, Country Music Star Dale Watson, and Philippine actress Princess Punzalan. This is Eva Noblezada’s debut in fi lm.
The full trailer can be viewed and embedded from here: https://youtu.be/o-a3t3RSvsQ
“We’re excited for everyone to fi nally see the fi rst images of Yellow Rose. Throughout our screenings, we’ve been touched by how the fi lm resonates with so many different people no matter their background,” says Paragas. “We look forward to bringing our fi lm to a wider audience in the months to come.”
The offi cial trailer gives audiences their fi rst look at the story and features some original songs (“Square Peg”, “Quietly Into the Night”) developed for the fi lm. The original songs in the feature were written and composed by Paragas, Watson, Noblezada, and other crew members – and are performed by the cast.
Yellow Rose will open this year’s Asian American International Film Festival presented by Asian CineVision in New York City on July 25th at Asia Society.
About Yellow Rose
Written and Directed by Diane Paragas, Yellow Rose tells the story of a headstrong Filipino girl, from a small Texas town, fi ghting to pursue her country music dreams while facing the threat of deportation. The fi lm stars Tony Award Nominee Eva Noblezada (Hadestown, Miss Saigon), Tony Award Winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga (Once on this Island, Miss Saigon), Princess Punzalan (Mula Sa Puso), Dale Watson (Friday Night Lights), Gustavo Gomez (The Walking Dead), Libby Villari (Boyhood), and Liam Booth (Ghosts Never Sleep).
Yellow Rose has recently won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacifi c Film Festival, with Eva Noblezada taking Best Breakout Actor. It has also won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2019 Bentonville Film Festival and 2019 CAAMFest Asian American Film Festival .
The fi lm’s producers include Cecilia Mejia, Rey Cuerdo, Orian Williams, Diane Paragas, Co-Producer Jeremiah Abraham, and Executive Producers Olivia de Jesus, John D. Lazatin, Miguel Sevilla, and Karen Elizaga.