The total donation raised from the Flames of Love movie ticket sales amounted to $2,000.

We want to thank PAMS, our guests, friends and members for their generous contributions.


Flames of Love - Philippine Performing Arts


Filipino Reporter Article

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“Once again a very successful event,always excellent organizing.We enjoyed the movie.It’s amazing the degradation of Pilipino family life strkes the different levels of our society.It’s sad to see it posed on us here in the USA away from our homeland.It’s interesting for me to see and hear the inter-action of the viewers to the movie.Funny but true.Thanks for inviting us and glad I was able to help out.” Melody

Thanks to Marissa for the following:


Pittsburgh, May 27, 2013 – Philippine-American Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh (PAPAGP), a local non-profit dedicated to preserving, promoting, and propagating Filipino culture, will host a charity screening of the film Flames of Love, an inspirational family drama produced in the Philippines.

The PG-13 movie will be shown on Tuesday, June 11 at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont.

Screening starts @7:30 PM, Doors Open @6:30 PM

Meet and Greet Pre-&Post-Reception with the film’s Director, Producer, and Screenwriter.

Light Fare and Refreshments will be available for a nominal donation.  Back By Popular Demand Bake Sale.

Hollywood Theater-Dormont
1449 Potomac Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15216

Tickets can be reserved at 412-889-6538 or

“This will be Philippine-American Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh’s first big charity project as a way to honor and celebrate Philippine Independence Day (June 12) as well as our first anniversary,” said Justina Purpura, who serves as Ways and Means director for PAPAGP.

Presented with English subtitles, Flames of Love revolves around four families facing moral challenges. The film highlights Christian faith and values shared by many Filipinos.

“Flames of Love” gathers some of the finest actors in Philippine cinema, including actors Christopher de Leon and Dina Bonnevie, Rep. Lani Mercado, actor-director Ricky Davao, multi-awardees Jaclyn Jose and Allen Dizon, young stars Megan Young and Mavi Lozano, and in her biggest role yet, the sensational Valerie Concepcion. The screenplay was written by Baby R. Nebrida, who co-directed the film with Gigi Alfonso.

Presented with English subtitles, “Flames of Love” revolves around four families facing moral challenges. The film highlights Christian faith and values shared by many Filipinos.

Funds raised from this event will go to the Payatas Project, which serves the poorest of the poor squatters in Manila. Payatas houses a 50-acre landfill where scavengers wade through garbage in hopes of finding objects worth selling to nearby junk shops.

Directions/Parking:  Click here directions;  Ample parking is available on the street and in lots off Espy and Glenmore Avenues, you do not have to pay for parking after 6pm.

Philippine American Performing Arts of Greater Pittsburgh is a community organization that was established in 2012. More information can be found at and

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