GUIDE: UPFI Film Center in May 2016

This May 2016, UPFI Film Center of the University of the Philippines Diliman presents a wide range of feature films in time for the Elections season and Mother’s Day. Returning to UP Cine Adarna are the masterpieces of Chito S. Roño, Raymond Red and Lav Diaz. Celebrating womanhood and paying tribute to Mother’s Day are some restored films via ABS-CBN Film Restoration. The two-day Israeli Film Festival will also be featured as presented by the Embassy of Israel to the Philippines. Closing the month are the presentations of Ice Idanan’s sought-after film and a number of Jennylyn Mercado starrers.

up cine adarna may 2016 schedule

Here are the screening schedules of UPFI Film Center this May 2016:

Chito S. Roño Feature:

May 3, 4, 5 Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
2:30/5/7 p.m.

Sine ni Lav Diaz:

May 6 & 13 Friday 4 p.m.
May 19 Thursday 4 p.m.
Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon

May 7 & 14 Saturday 10 a.m.
Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis

ABS-CBN Film Restoration: Mother’s Day Tribute

May 10 Tuesday
5 p.m. Olivia M. Lamasan’s Madrasta
7:30 p.m. Jose Javier Reyes’ Batang PX

Raymond Red Feature:

May 11 & 12 Wednesday/Thursday 5 & 7 p.m.

Israeli Film Festival 2016:

Presented by the Embassy of Israel to the Philippines

May 17 Tuesday
5 p.m. The Band’s Visit
7:30 p.m. 2Night

May 18 Wednesday
5 p.m. Jellyfish (Meduzot)
7:30 p.m. Restoration

Restored Classic in Honor of Lino Brocka:

Presented by Film Development Council of the Philippines

May 20 Friday 5 & 7 p.m.

CineFilipino Feature:

Presented by UP CAST

May 21 Saturday 7 p.m.
Ice Idanan’s Sakaling Hindi Makarating

Starring Jennylyn Mercado:

May 24 Tuesday
#Walang Forever 2:30 & 7 p.m.
English Only, Please 5 p.m.

May 25 Wednesday
English Only, Please 2:30 & 5 p.m.
#Walang Forever 7 p.m.

May 26 Thursday
New Jennylyn Mercado Starrer 2:30/5/7 p.m.

May 28 Saturday
2:30 p.m. English Only, Please
5 p.m. #Walang Forever
7 p.m. New Jennylyn Mercado Starrer

For more information, visit and like the Facebook page of Ibong Adarna. Join and always check out posts in the Facebook group UPFI Film Center.

You may also contact UPFI Film Institute thru 926-2722 or

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