Monday, November 4, 2013

Cinema Rehiyon: Cinema in the Regions (Binisaya Film Festival 2013)



BINISAYA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES
SCREENINGS LINE-UP FOR EXHIBITION!

Cebu City, Cebu (November 2013).

The Binisaya Film Festival (BFF) is proud to announce the film line-up in the exhibition category for its annual festival, which runs from November 22 to November 23 at the USC-TC CAFA Theater, Talamban.




The BFF will exhibit eight noteworthy regional short film productions on November 23 by Visayan filmmakers; among which are certified award-winners, such as Bambi Beltran’s “PIGADAGIT”(first short shot in Butuanon language), Aldo Banaynal’s “HAPPY ANG EMO NA IRO”, (Sinulog Short Festival 2012 Grand Winner), Victor Villanueva’s “ABOT KAMAY” (Grand Prize Winner, Active Vista Film Festival 2012), Remton Zuasola’s “RITMO” (Best Short Film, 36th Gawad Urian).

Other short films in exhibition on November 23 are Irene Gonzales’ “SIMBULO”, Chloe Veloso’s “INA-TAY”, Dani Bautista’s “TAGAD”, and “ITOM”. Also included in the screenings are the inter-island entries Chuck Gutierrez’s “ULIAN”, Glenmark Doromal’s “ANG WALAY KAHUMANANG ADLAW”, “BANTAY”, and “DEATHSQUAD DOGS”.

For its opening  in the USC CAFA Theater this November 22 at 5 PM, the Festival will exhibit a Cebuano full-length film, “DOMINGO DOMINGO” an omnibus collaboration by seven of the promising Visayan wave filmmakers in Cebu—Chloe Veloso, Grace Marie Lopez, Aldo Banaynal, Archie Manayon, Steven Atenta, Nicolo Manreal, and Jayvee Luib.

On the same day and venue at 7PM, the Festival is honored to screen the CineFilipino production “THE MUSES”, by Janice Perez, that is shot and produced in Cebu City, and featured many of Cebu’s local acting talents. Tickets are priced at 100 pesos, in support of the film.

On November 23, the BFF hosts a special talk with film scholars Teddy Co and Paul Grant on renowned Filipino filmmaker and National Artist for Cinema Gerardo De Leon’s “KULAY DUGO ANG GABI”.

In the evening, there will be special screenings of Panumduman Pictures’ “ABERYA”, a Cinema One Original 2012 (ticket price at 100 pesos) also in the USC-TC CAFA Theater. And “NGILNGIG”, a series of frightening Visayan shorts (free and open to the public courtesy of the Bomba Press) in Handuraw Pizza Gorordo.

The Binisaya Film Festival is a local film event dedicated to the rising Visayan cinema movement,  where filmmakers and audiences come together to create and celebrate Visayan identity, language and culture on-and-off  the silver screen. For further information and inquiries on schedules and screenings, please get in touch with the Festival Secretariat through facebook.com/binisaya or binisaya@binisaya.org

  
For further information, please reach us through 0932-1488-678 or 0923-8720-288

BINISAYA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES
LINE-UP SELECTED FOR COMPETITION!

Cebu City, Cebu (November 2013).

The Binisaya Film Festival (BFF) is proud to announce the film line-up in the competition category for its annual festival, which runs from November 22 to November 23 at the USC-TC CAFA Theater, Talamban.

Seven short film productions by local filmmakers are short-listed out of a hundred entries for this year’s competition. These are George Macapagal’s “UNOD”, Isaias Zantua’s “STARTING LINE”, Izabella Petines’ “TINGOG”, John Paul Pepito’s “TSANSA”, Carl Allocod’s “KANDILA”, Jaylou Dari’s “BAKOTE”, and Paolo Macachor’s “THE VANISHERS”.
These films in competition will have its screenings at the USC-TC CAFA Theater in Talamban.

Only one film will be heralded as the Winner of the 3rd Binisaya Film Festival, with special prizes provided by the Festival’s exclusive sponsors.

Other highlights of the Film Festival include a free screening of a Cebuano full-length film this November 22 at 5PM in the USC CAFA Theater, “DOMINGO DOMINGO” an omnibus collaboration by seven of the promising Visayan wave filmmakers in Cebu—(insert names of filmmakers here) Chloe Veloso, Grace Marie Lopez, Aldo Banaynal, Archie Manayon, Steven Atenta, Nicolo Manreal, and Jayvee Luib.

On the same day and venue at 7PM, the Festival is honored to screen the CineFilipino production “THE MUSES”, by Janice Perez, that is shot and produced in Cebu City, and featured many of Cebu’s local acting talents. Tickets are priced at 100 pesos, in support of the film.

On November 23, the BFF hosts a special talk with film scholars Teddy Co and Paul Grant on renowned Filipino filmmaker and National Artist for Cinema Gerardo De Leon’s “KULAY DUGO ANG GABI”.

In the evening, there will be special screenings of Panumduman Pictures’ “ABERYA”, a Cinema One Original 2012 (ticket price at 100 pesos) also in the USC-TC CAFA Theater. And “NGILNGIG”, a series of frightening Visayan shorts (free and open to the public courtesy of the Bomba Press) in Handuraw Pizza Gorordo.

The Binisaya Film Festival is a local film event dedicated to the rising Visayan cinema movement,  where filmmakers and audiences come together to create and celebrate Visayan identity, language and culture on-and-off  the silver screen. For further information and inquiries on schedules and screenings, please get in touch with the Festival Secretariat through facebook.com/binisaya or binisaya@binisaya.org


For further information, please reach us through 0932-1488-678 or 0923-8720-288

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