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Ayala Malls Celebrates Filipino Excellence in Hollywood with the Screening of ‘Asian Persuasion’

Witness the premiere of 'Asian Persuasion' at Ayala Malls – a celebration of Filipino talent in Hollywood. Join the journey of laughter, drama, and inspiration, starting November 28 at Greenbelt 3 Cinemas.

Ayala Malls, the premier lifestyle destination in the metro, is once again at the forefront of promoting Filipino artistic brilliance. On November 28, as a highlight of its Bravo! Filipino program, Ayala Malls proudly presents the premiere of Asian Persuasion at Ayala Malls Greenbelt 3 Cinemas.

(L – R) Lisa Yang, Ayala Malls Marketing Director; Geneva Carr; Kevin Kreider; Paolo Montalban; Chrissy Roa, Group Marketing and Communications Head for Ayala Land Estates, Corporate, and Ayala Malls; Dante Basco; Jona Jane Tajonera; Mike Ang; and Jhett Tolentino

Bravo! Filipino is the brainchild of Ayala Chairman Emeritus Jaime Zobel de Ayala. Conceived in 2008, this advocacy program aims to celebrate local heritage and culture, showcasing Filipinos’ world-class talent on a larger stage. Through special screenings and festivals, the spotlight is directed towards Filipino filmmakers, providing them with a valuable avenue to share their stories and perspectives with a broader audience. This contributes significantly to enriching our nation’s cultural tapestry.

The Asian Persuasion meet and greet and film screening at Ayala Malls Greenbelt was graced by cast and creators (L – R) Geneva Carr, Kevin Kreider, Paolo Montalban, Dante Basco, Jona Jane Tajonera, Mike Ang, and Jhett Tolentino

Directed by the talented Jhett Tolentino, Asian Persuasion unfolds the tale of Mickey, a down-on-his-luck chef portrayed by seasoned actor Dante Basco. In a plot filled with twists and turns, Mickey devises an intricate scheme to evade alimony payments to his ex-wife, Avery, played by the esteemed KC Concepcion. The film also boasts the exceptional talents of Paolo Montalban and Kevin Kreider, with notable cameos from Apl. De. Ap, Rachel Alejandro, and Tony Labrusca.

Chrissy Roa, Group Marketing and Communications Head for Ayala Land Estates,

 (L – R) Paolo Montalban, Dante Basco, Alice Rehemutula, Geneva Carr, Jhett Tolentiono, Mike Ang, Kevin Kreider, Devon Diep

Corporate, and Ayala Malls expresses, “Filipino talent is truly world-class, and it brings us great honor and pride to host the premiere of this Hollywood gem at Ayala Malls. Through initiatives like Bravo! Filipino, we aim not only to spotlight incredible Filipino talent but also to inspire our audiences with authentic, global entertainment.”

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Dante Basco and Alice Rehemutula

Before Ayala Malls Cinemas’ official screening, Director Jhett Tolentino, along with cast members Mike Ang, Dante Basco, Kevin Kreider, Paolo Montalban, and Geneva Carr, extends a warm welcome to guests attending an intimate press conference, hosted in Greenbelt 3. The venue has been artfully transformed into a captivating setting, reflecting the essence of the film. As the cast shares insights into the movie, anticipation builds for the exciting premiere ahead. Additionally, between the press conference and the screening, the cast will have a mini meet and greet at the cinema lobby, offering a chance for them to say hi to their fans.

Paolo Montalban

In addition to the cinematic experience, moviegoers can enjoy a special treat. Simply show two Asian Persuasion movie tickets, and special freebies await when dining in Watami, Max’s, and North Park branches located in Ayala Malls. This exclusive promo is valid from November 29 to December 5.

 (L – R) Ben Wintle, Iza Calzado, Jhett Tolentino, Alice Rehemutula, and Dante Basco

Ayala Malls invites you to support and celebrate young, global Filipino talent on your next trip to the movies. Prepare to laugh, cry, and be touched by heartwarming stories that unite us all!

Embark on an unforgettable journey with Asian Persuasion at Ayala Malls Cinemas starting November 29. For bookings and ticket reservations, visit sureseats.com. For more information, visit Ayala Malls at www.ayalamalls.com or head to their social media pages for updates and announcements at AyalaMalls360 and @iloveayalamalls

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