The past few years proved to be great for Philippine cinema. While some critics claimed it was already dying, we have seen more and more Filipinos falling in love with local films as of late. Apart from the good reviews we come across on Facebook and Twitter, the greatness of Filipino movies has become so evident that some have even been recognized in the international scene.
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This month, rediscover your love for local with the opening of Cinema One Originals 2018! Apart from getting a chance to buy authentic and handcrafted Filipino products through its special tie-up with Karton.PH, you can also catch Pinoy flicks you’ll surely love! From film veterans to newbies, here are the entries that could leave you in awe in this year’s festival.
- A Short History of a Few Bad Things by Keith Deligero
- Double Twisting Double Back by Joseph Abello
- Hospicio by Bobby Bonifacio
- Paglisan by Carl Papa
- Mamu And A Mother Too by Rod Singh
- Pang MMK by John Lapus
- Never Tear Us Apart by Whammy Alcazaren
- Asuang by Rayn Brizuela
- Bagyong Bheverlyn by Charliebebs Gohetia
Cinema One Originals is under the festival partnership program of the Film Development Council Of The Philippines (FDCP). Catch all the films on October 12-21 in TriNoma, Glorietta, Gateway, Santolan Town Plaza, Powerplant; in Cinelokal theaters—SM North Edsa, SM Megamall, SM Manila, and SM Sta. Mesa, and in alternative cinemas—FDCP Cinematheque Manila, Up Cine Adarna, Cinema ’76, Black Maria Theater and Cinema Centenario. Ticket prices are at P200 each in major and alternative cinemas and P150 for students and at SM CineLokal theaters. Festival passes are available at ktx.abs-cbn.com. Visit Cinema One Originals on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more updates.
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Banner image courtesy of Double Twisting Double Back's Facebook page