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Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018 goes to FDCP Cinematheques

August might have ended, but the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino is still on and touring the country with quality Filipino films with different genre sure to entertain and educate our audiences. Catch them in the screens of the Film Development Council of the Philippines Cinematheque Centres in Manila, Iloilo and Davao for only P150.

BAKWIT BOYS

Genre: Musical Romance
Writer: Jason Paul Laxamana
Director: Jason Paul Laxamana
Cast: Vance Larena, Nikko Natividad, Ryle Santiago and Mackie Empuerto

Four brothers known as the Bakwit Boys get a shot at their dreams when a rich city girl discovers their music talent.

Cinematheque Centre Iloilo
September 22, 2018   4:00PM
September 28, 2018   6:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 22, 2018   3:00PM

MADILIM ANG GABI

Genre: Suspense Political Thriller
Writer: Adolfo Alix Jr.
Director: Adolfo Alix Jr.
Cast: Gina Alajar, Philip Salvador and Felix Roco

A couple is caught up in drug war when their son goes missing.

Cinematheque Centre Manila
September 21, 2018   7:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Iloilo
September 26, 2018   6:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 22, 2018   5:00PM

PINAY BEAUTY

Genre: Comedy
Writer: Allan Habon and Rod Marmol
Director: Jay Abello
Cast: Chai Fonacier and Edgar Allan Guzman

Pinay Beauty is about the perennial quest of a typical Filipina to look Caucasian and the cost they entail.

Cinematheque Centre Manila
September 21, 2018   3:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Iloilo
September 21, 2018   6:00PM
September 25, 2018   6:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 28, 2018   3:00PM

UNLI LIFE
Genre: Comedy
Writer: Ferdinand Aguas and Jan Freud Gallon
Director: Miko Livelo
Cast: Vhong Navarro, Joey Marquez, Winwyn Marquez and Ejay Falcon

Benedict, a famous podcast DJ is given several chances to travel back in time to change events that affects his lovelife whenever he drinks ‘wishky’ in a bar called “Turning Point.”

Cinematheque Centre Manila
September 22, 2018   5:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Iloilo
September 22, 2018   2:00PM
September 27, 2018   6:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 28, 2018   5:00PM

GUSTO KITA WITH ALL MY HYPOTHALAMUS           

Writer: Dwein Baltazar
Director: Dwein Baltazar
Cast: Iana Bernardez, Nicco Manalo, Dylan Ray Talon, Soliman Cruz, Anthony Falcon

Writer/director Dwein Baltazar takes us to one of Manila’s smoky avenues, and sinks us in a compelling observation on desire following four men yearning for one enigmatic woman.

Cinematheque Centre Manila
September 22, 2018   3:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 27, 2018   3:00PM

HIGH TIDE

Writer: Tara Illenberger
Director: Tara Illenberger
Starring: Arthur Solinap, Sunshine Teodoro, Dalin Sarmiento, Forrest Kyle Buscato, Christine Mary Demaisip, Riena Christal Shin

High Tide dives into how climate change, particularly rising sea levels impact the locals of coastal villages. At its core is the story of a young boy that is left an orphan, and as an effect of a massive typhoon, he loses his ability to speak.

Cinematheque Centre Manila
September 22, 2018   7:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Iloilo
September 22, 2018   4:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 27, 2018   5:00PM

KIKO BOKSINGERO    

Writer: Emmanuel Espejo Jr., Ash Malanum, Denise O’Hara
Director: Thop Nazareno
Starring: Noel Comia Jr., Yayo Aguila, Angel Aquino, Denise Soliva, William Buenavente at JM Canlas

Kikko Boksingero tells story of a child who was under custody of her Nanny Diday (Yayo) while the relatives are leaving on states. Kiko’s mother died while he is unfamiliar with his father. George (Yul Servo) returned, he tried to reestablish relationship with his son Kikko with boxing.

Cinematheque Centre Manila
September 21, 2018   5:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Iloilo
September 27, 2018   4:00PM

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 25, 2018   5:00PM

TU PUG IMATUY

Writer: Arnel Mardoquio
Director: Arnel Barbarona
Starring: Malona Sulatan, Jong Monzon, Luis Georlin Banaag III, Jamee Rivera, Jillian Khayle Barbarona, Henyo Ehem

Tu Pug Imatuy, which means “The right to kill” in Manobo, follows Lumad couple Obunay and Dawin who are uprooted from their traditional way of life after a military encounter. Soon, they find themselves unwilling instruments in the soldiers’ anti-guerilla operations. What will it take for them to reunite with their family? Inspired by actual events, the film tackles the Manobos’ struggles against environment plunder and the militarization of their communities.  

Cinematheque Centre Davao
September 25, 2018   3:00PM

All screenings are for as low as P150. For more information, visit the Cinematheque social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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