Here is the complete list of winners in the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2012 held at the Main Theater of Cultural Center of the Philippines: FULL LENGTH (NEW BREED OF DIRECTORS) CATEGORY: Best Film: “Diablo” Special Jury Prize: “Requieme” Audience Choice: “Ang Nawawala” Best Director: Mes de Guzman “Diablo” Best Actress: Ama Quiambao, “Diablo” Best…
Since 2004, Cinemalaya attracted thousands of digital movie fanatics. It’s audience last year reached 50,000—that’s something for a middling indie movie event.
Set in an affluent, upper middle class village in the suburbs, “The Animals” chronicles a day in the life of Jake, Trina, and Alex, who go through the musings that every kid in high school has to deal with. All Jake wants to do is have a good time, Alex just wants to fit in,…
Intoy has had the hots for Doray since they were kids in Kalye Marino, Cavite City, formerly the American Naval Base in Sangley Point. Both marginalized as the long-lasting effect of American abandonment of the said base, Intoy has become Kalye Marino’s best “tahong” caretaker-with-no-angst-about-poverty, while Doray a cheap prostitute-with-no-guilt, tending to her siblings’ needs.
When Paulino Mungcal and his co-worker in a lahar-filled quarry unexpectedly dig up the remains of his 2-year daughter Marikit, they discover that she showed no signs of decay. Could this be a miracle, and could she — despite death – cure the sick?
The title “Kamera Obskura” is a Filipino spelling of the latin “Camera Obscura” which simply means “dark room”. The film’s concept adheres to formalist cinema, where the filmmaker’s thesis is to make a semblance of a vintage film seemingly produced sometime in the late 1920s to early 1930s in thePhilippines.
Julian, a Filipino soldier stationed in Kota Island, is ready to leave Kalayaan. He already completed his three months of service. News of a pending coup d’ etat in Manila orders him to stay in the island until further notice.