Yellow Rose


Rose, an undocumented Filipino girl, dreams of one day leaving her small Texas town to pursue her country music dreams. Her world is shattered when her mom suddenly gets picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Rose, facing this new reality, is forced to flee the scene, leaving behind the only life she knows and embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she searches for a new home in the honkytonk world of Austin, Texas.


Principal Cast
Eva Noblezada
Princess Punzalan
Dale Watson
Gustavo Gomez
Lea Salonga
Liam Booth
Libby Villari

Writer: Annie Howell
Writer: Celena Cipriaso
Lead Producer: Cecilia R. Mejia
Producer: Orian Williams
Producer: Rey Cuerdo
Cinematographer: August Thurmer

Director’s Biography

Diane Paragas is an award-winning director, editor, cinematographer and producer of commercials, narrative features and documentaries. She is most known for her documentary, Brooklyn Boheme, a feature-length documentary about an African American arts movement that she co-directed with writer and critic Nelson George featuring Spike Lee and Chris Rock. After opening the Urbanworld Film Festival, the film was acquired by Showtime and won the Black Reel Award. Paragas just completed her first narrative feature, Yellow Rose.