Thursday 14th December 2017,

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Biopic on Filipino American Gold Medal Olympian in jeopardy

posted by Randall

Victoria Manalo DravesA biopic on the life of Filipino American Olympian Victoria Manalo Draves, the first woman in Olympic history to win gold medals in both the springboard and platform diving events, is short of its fundraising goal.

Draves won her medals in the 1948 Olympic Games in London.

Just four days are left to raise the $7,000 needed to keep the production going.

Filmmaker and actress Georgina Tolentino explains why the project is so important to her in the clip below.

You can donate to the project at

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