13th Cinemalaya Returns This Year @ Ayala Malls Cinemas
Cinemalaya is back bitches! The 13th Cinemalaya Film Festival returns with a slam bang set of films from the country’s best pool of creatives. Plus its not Cinemalaya without the big name stars going “indie”.
Ayala Malls Cinemas is bringing the 13th Cinemalaya Film Festival to their cinemas as it runs from August 5 to August 13. These cinemas include Glorietta 4, Greenbelt 1, TriNoma, Fairview Terraces, U.P. Town Center, and now reaching Pampanga audiences at MarqueeMall.
A total of nine full length movies together with twelve short films featuring varying generations of actors and actresses namely Sharon Cuneta, Alfred Vargas, Jake Cuenca, Boots Anson-Roa, Yayo Aguila, Bembol Rocco, Gina Alajar, Angel Aquino, Niño Muhlach, Lou Veloso, Mon Confiado, and Ricky Davao along with up and coming talents to watch out for.
This year’s entries in the Full-Length category include “Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa” (My Teacher Who Doesn’t Know How to Read) by Perry Escaño, “Ang Pamilyang Hindi Lumuluha” (The Family that Doesn’t Weep) by Mes De Guzman, “Bagahe” (The Baggage) by Zig Dulay, “Baconaua” by Joseph Israel Laban, “Kiko Boksingero” by Thop Nazareno, “Nabubulok” (The Decaying) by Sonny Calvento, “Requited” by Nerissa Picadizo, “Respeto” by Alberto Monteras II and “Sa Gabing Nanahimik ang mga Kuliglig” (Clouds of Plague) by Iar Arondiang.
For the first time in the history of the festival, twelve films (instead of 10 in the past) have been selected to compete in the Short Film category – “Aliens Ata” (Maybe Aliens) by Karl Glenn Barit, “Bawod” (Bent) by TM Malones, “Fatima Marie Torres and the Invasion of Space Shuttle Pinas 25” by Carlo Francisco Manatad, “Hilom” (Still) by P.R. Patindol, “Islabodan” (Free Men) by Juan Carlo Tarobal, “Juana and the Sacred Shores” by Antonne Santiago, “Lola Loleng” (Grandma Loleng) by Jean Cheryl Tagyamon, “Manong ng Pa-aling” (Man of Pa-Aling) by E del Mundo, “Maria” by Jaime Habac Jr., “Nakauwi Na” by Marvin Cabangunay and Jaynus Olaivar, “Nakaw” by Arvin Belarmino and Noel Escondo, and “Sorry For The Inconvenience” by Carl Adrian Chavez.
“We at Ayala Malls Cinemas believe in the great talent of our Filipino filmmakers, and we want to help them reach out to a variety of audiences by making Cinemalaya available in our cinemas,” said Amir V. Precilla, General Manager of Ayala Malls Cinemas.
See the big picture as Ayala Malls Cinemas’ opens its screens for the full slate of this year’s Cinemalaya Film Festival.
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