Welcome 2014 with the most distinguished films from the ranks of the country’s master directors as UP Film Institute screens selections from the most recent Sineng Pambansa National Film Festival of the Film Development Council of the Philippines.
Featured films are Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes’ Sonata; Jose Javier Reyes’ Ano ang Kulay ng mga Nakalimutang Pangarap; Joel Lamangan’s Lihis; Romy Suzara’s Tinik; Chito Roño’s Badil; Gil M. Portes’ Ang Tag-araw ni Twinkle; Maryo J. de los Reyes’ Bamboo Flowers; Elwood Perez’s Otso and Mel Chionglo’s Lauriana.
Film aficionados hail FDCP’s all-master’s film festival as a national endeavor of unmatched significance. Such is eagerly awaited by the country’s premier state university community. Now is the chance for viewing audiences to catch anew the festival’s official selection altogether.
The showcase begins with Sonata—Gallaga and Reyes’ paean to bucolic Bacolod and culminates with Mel Chionglo’s Lauriana with its breathtaking cinematography pivotal to the unfolding of a dark tale of forbidden passion witnessed by a town boy during a turbulent era in the country.
Venue is the 800-seat Cine Adarna of the UPFI Film Center in UP Diliman with admission at popular price. Interested parties may call 9262722 or 9263640.
Screening schedule is as follows:
Peque Gallaga and Lore Reyes’ Sonata
Jan 8 Wed 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Jose Javier Reyes’ Ano ang Kulay ng mga Nakalimutang Pangarap
Jan 9 Thurs 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Joel Lamangan’s Lihis
Jan 10 Fri 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Romy Suzara’s Tinik
Jan 14 Tue 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Chito Roño’s Badil
Jan 15 Wed 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Gil M. Portes’ Ang Tag-araw ni Twinkle
Jan 16 Thurs 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Maryo J. de los Reyes’ Bamboo Flowers
Jan 17 Fri 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Elwood Perez’s Otso
Jan 21 Tue 2:30/5/7 p.m.
Mel Chionglo’s Lauriana
Jan 22 Wed 2:30/5/7 p.m.
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