A scene from the animated feature, Float.
PHOTO BY PIXAR
DUBAI – Filipinos will finally get to see a Hollywood cartoon version of themselves in Pixar’s short film “Float”, which will be streamed on Disney+ starting on November 12.
“Float” is part of Pixar’s Spark Shorts storytelling initiative and is directed by Filipino-American filmmaker Bobby Rubio.
Rubio, in a previous interview, confirmed that the lead character of his short animated film are Filipinos.
“I am proud to tell our stories. I know what it means to see our culture represented on screen! #RepresentationMatters,” Rubio said.
A trailer of the movie shows a man with a baby who floats away.
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