Tag: Cinemalaya

MOVIE REVIEWS: Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2018 (Part 2)

Here’s the second part of our festival report on Cinemalaya 2018 in which we cover Distance, Kuya Wes, Pan De Salawal, School Service, The Lookout and Shorts B. The 14th edition of Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival runs from August 3 to 12 at Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and select cinemas in Metro Manila. READ MORE: Guide

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MOVIE REVIEWS: Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2018 (Part 1)

Here’s the first part of our festival report on Cinemalaya 2018 in which we cover Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang Dapithapon, Mamang, Liway, ML, Musmos Na Sumibol Sa Gubat Ng Digma and Shorts A. The 14th edition of Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival runs from August 3 to 12 at Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and select cinemas in Metro

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Tony Labrusca marks movie acting debut via Cinemalaya entry ‘ML’

New actor Tony Labrusca finds it an honor to share co-lead role with the legendary and iconic actor Eddie Garcia via his debut film, “ML” (short for “Martial Law”), an official entry to Cinemalaya 2018. In “ML”, written and directed by Benedict Mique, Tony plays a sheltered teen-age boy who experiences “Martial Law” first hand –

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Erik Matti’s ‘Buy Bust’ to open 14th Cinemalaya filmfest

Action-thriller “BuyBust” will open the 14th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival on August 3, at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater). The opening film will be screened at 7 p.m., following the opening program at 6 p.m. Directed by Erik Matti, the film follows rookie police officer Nina Manigan who joins the anti-narcotic elite

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Eddie Garcia on his third Cinemalaya film, ‘ML’ (Martial Law)

In 2005, during the birth of Cinemalaya Film Festival, there was already an Eddie Garcia starrer among its pioneer lineup of finalists – “ICU Bed No. 7” by Rica Arevalo. Seven years later in 2012, the award-winning actor (and director) again topbilled an unforgettable Cinemalaya film, “Bwakaw” by Jun Robles Lana. In both films, the

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‘BuyBust’ to open 2018 Cinemalaya filmfest

The much anticipated Pinoy action-thriller film, “BuyBust,” will be the opening film of this year’s Cinemalaya: Philippine Independent Film Festival, which runs August 3-12 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and select Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma, Glorietta, Greenbelt 1, U.P. Town Center, Legazpi in Bicol). This was confirmed by Cinemalaya Foundation President Laurice Guillen and

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GUIDE: Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2018

Now on its 14th year, Cinemalaya: The Philippine Independent Film Festival will run from August 3-12 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP)  and select Ayala Malls cinemas (Trinoma, Glorietta 4, Greenbelt 1, U.P. Town Center, and Ayala Mall Legazpi in Bicol). For the list of full-length films and short films in competition, please

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Cinemalaya announces 2018 short film finalists; grand prize winner gets P150k

Cinemalaya Foundation Inc. has announced the Short Film Category finalists of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2018. The 10 finalists are the following: Logro by Kani Villaflor Si Astri Maka Si Tambulah by Xeph Suarez Babylon by Keith Deligero Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month by Carlo Francisco Manatad Sa Saíyang Islá (In

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GUIDE: Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2017

The 13th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival will run from August 5 to 13, 2017 at the CCP Theaters and Ayala Malls Cinemas (Glorietta, Greenbelt 1, Trinoma, U.P. Town Center, Fairview Terraces, and Marquee Mall in Pampanga). Opening Night The opening ceremony is on August 4 (Friday), 6:00 PM at the CCP Main Theater, to be

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Cinemalaya 2017 full-length film finalists announced

The 10 finalists of Cinemalaya 2017: The 13th Philippine Independent Film Festival were announced by the Competition Director Mel Chionglo at the Cinemalaya 2016 awarding ceremonies last August 14 at the CCP Main Theater. The following are the finalists of Cinemalaya 2017 main competition: Alberto “Treb” Monteras II — “Respeto” Cenón Obispo Palomares — “Unang

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