Cine Lokal Goes Global with International Collab Film ‘Train Station’

The Film Development Council of the Philippines is proud to announce the Philippine Premiere of the international drama film ‘Train Station’ in Cine Lokal. The film produced by  McGoollagan Films in Association with US based filmmakers CollabFeature. This unique collaborative film features 40 directors in 25 countries with 43 actors taking on the the lead actor role of ‘The Person …

What Made Carlo Aquino Say Yes to Doing “Throwback Today”?

Before his big comeback on the mainstream scene via “Meet Me in St. Gallen,” Carlo Aquino starred in the low-budgeted sci-fi film entry at the Cinema One Originals Festival 2017 titled “Throwback Today.” But what made Carlo Aquino say yes to an independent film? Well, Throwback Today wants to answer one of our what ifs – what if we can contact …

Award-Winning Film “Women of the Weeping River” Now Showing at Cine Lokal Cinemas

Award-winning and critically-acclaimed film “Women of the Weeping River” is now showing at Cine Lokal cinemas. Two women in a remote Muslim community confront an escalating blood feud and reach deep into themselves in hopes to undo the feud stretching back generations. The film premiered at the 2016 QCinema International Film Festival where it won Best …

LGBT Romantic Drama “4 Days” Now Screening at Cine Lokal Cinemas

Will you stay inside a relationship that keeps you from being proud? Cine Lokal continues its offering on all kinds of love this month with the 4 Days, an LGBT romantic drama directed by award-winning film director Adolf Alix Jr. and featuring Mikoy Morales and Sebastian Castro. 4 Days tells the story of two college friends who …

“Lila,” “4 Days,” “What Home Feels Like” to Be Screened at Cine Lokal This February

Love in all its forms is worth celebrating, from loving one’s self to young and hopeful, and familial. This February, Cine Lokal features a set of incredible films exploring this concepts which are all set to screen in eight (8) SM Cinemas. Included in the lineup is a 2016 Sinag Maynila suspense thriller film “Lila” …

Low-Budget Sci-Fi Filipino Film “Instalado” Gets Cine Lokal Release

The future of intelligence and thought takes center stage with Instalado which screens in Cine Lokal starting onJanuary 26. From Director Jason Paul Laxamana, the sci-fi film is an intriguing exploration of the worth of thoughts and learning. This is topbilled by Kapamilya heartthrob and Hashtag member, McCoy De Leon on his first ever leading role …

Maryo J delos Reyes Commends Jason Paul Laxamana, McCoy de Leon for “Instalado”

Veteran and award-winning director Maryo J delos Reyes who happens to be also the festival director of ToFarm Film Festival commends the work of director Jason Paul Laxamana for his ToFarm Film Festival entry Instalado and his actor McCoy de Leon. Watch his statement about the two below: Director Maryo J delos Reyes calls Jason Paul Laxamana’s …

Cine Lokal Offers A Plus Size Treat This 2018 with “Ang Taba Ko Kasi”

Cine Lokal opens this year with laughter and love with Ang Taba Ko Kasi, a 2016 entry to CineFilipino Film Festival starting January 12 in select SM cinemas. From director Jason Paul Laxamana  who also directed 100 Tula Para Kay Stella, a featured film of FDCP’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017, Ang Taba Ko Kasi features curvy and beautiful …

“Maestra” Review: A Heartfelt Story of the Heroes We Call Teachers

MAESTRA (2017) Review Directed by Lemuel Lorca Usually, advocacy films tend to be too preachy. They lost the audience with giving away way too much of what message they want to deliver. But Lemuel Lorca’s Maestra gives us a more profound story, telling three individuals of their dreams, aspirations and what they sacrifice to pursue their passion. …