Directed by Rhadem Musawah

A story of Filipino migrants with LGBTQIA+ indentities who sought life outside the Philippines to assert their rights to gender equality. Personal experiences and life stories about survival, hope, and the continuing struggle of the community in the Philippines.

The film gleans into the lives of Filipino LGBTQIA+ migrants in the Netherlands and expounds on the value and importance of creating a more inclusive and safer Philippines for the gender marginalized groups.

This film was produced together with the Netherlands Embassy in Manila, The Philippine Commission of Human Rights, ASEAN SOGIE Caucus, and MUJER LGBT.

Gala Premiere

The Filipino LGBT Europe Foundation together with the Philippine Embassy The Hague are pleased present the premiere of TULIPA on Friday, 14 October 2022 at the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam.

European Screening Dates

14 October 2022

Filipino LGBT Europe together with the Philippine Embassy in The Hague

Eye Film Musesum
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gala Premiere 3pm
Fundraising Reception 5pm

Dresscode: Filipiñana  / Cocktail Attire


23 October 2022

The Philippine Embassy in Spain and
Pinoy Ako Spain presents

Film to Screen @
The Philippine Embassy – 5pm

Calle Eresma 2, 28002 Madrid, Spain


26 October 2022

Pugad & Borneo Child Aid 

Kulturhuset Kastrup Biograf

Kastrupvej 270, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark

Time: 19:00


1 November 2022

FILCOMLAS Philippine Education Society
with the participation of the Philippine Embassy in Sweden

Biocafe Tellus – 7pm
Vattenledningsvägen 46, 126 33 Hägersten, Sweden

For ticket reservation: Noli Buhay
Swish: 073 500 4135
Entry Fee: SEK100

4 November 2022

Skeivvrden vest
in partnership with the Bergen Philippine Events & More 

Strandgaten 6, Bergen Norway 5013


Philippine Screening Dates

23 June 2022

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in partnership with the Filipino LGBT Europe Foundation, MUJER LGBT, and ASEAN SOGIE Caucus presents TULIPA

Alliance Française de Manille Theatre

26 October 2022

University of the Philippines Pride

UPFI Film Center

Screening from 1:00 pm to 4:30pm under the “OFFICIAL SELECTION”.



Best Mini Documentary


#SOGIEForward campaign from TULIPA won Best Mini Documentary in 2022 awarded by Adobo Magazine and Facebook

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The film aims to start the discussion on the experiences of the Filipino LGBT migrant community and to rally support for the passage of the SOGIE Equality Bill in the Philippines that aims to prohibit discrimination on basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 

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