Cinemalaya 2018 Charmer ‘Pan de Salawal’ Gets a Nationwide Release on July 24

Pan de Salawal, the heartwarming and hilarious Filipino film about the friendship of a seven-year old girl with healing powers and an ill-stricken baker, hits Philippine cinemas beginning July 24. Los Angeles-based producer CineFocus Productions, in association with Urbanflix Philippines, has partnered with local distributor Solar Pictures for this major deal. Starring character actor “Kuya” …

Sunshine Cruz, Enzo Pineda Go All-Out in their First Cinemalaya Movie ‘Malamaya’

One for the bucket list. Sunshine Cruz and Enzo Pineda were clear that being in a Cinemalaya movie were their wish and part of their bucket list in their acting careers. Being in the most prestigious film festival in the Philippines is a dream come true and an opportunity that should not be missed. That’s why …

Cinemalaya Announces Finalists for Short Film Category for 2019

THE CCP and Cinemalaya Foundation Inc. announces the finalists for the Short Film Category of the 2019 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival. From 168 submitted entries, the selection committee, composed of Nick Deocampo, Teddy Co, Milo Sogueco, Alvin Yapan and Law Fajardo, narrowed down the list and confirmed the 10 finalists. View this post on …

#Cinemalaya2019 Entry ‘Ani The Harvest’ Welcomes Us to the Future

2019 has just started and Cinemalaya’s sci-fi entry just dropped its first teaser, a featurette rather, of what the film would be. Check out 01 and 02 introducing us to the future, the year 2050: Year 2050 Federal State of Bicol. A newly orphaned boy moves to a farm to live with his estranged grandfather. When Mauricio falls …

LIST: Winners of the Cinemalaya Film Festival 2018 #Cinemalaya2018

Here’s the full list of winners of the recently concluded Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2018 Awards Night held at the Main Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines: Audience Choice Award (Short Feat): KIKO by Jojo Driz Audience Choice Award (Full-length): LIWAY by Kip Oebanda Best Sound (Full-length): WILDSOUND for Musmos na Sumibol sa …

#Cinemalaya2018 Reviews: “Pan de Salawal,” “Kung Paano Hinihintay ang Dapithapon”

PAN DE SALAWAL (2018) by Che Espiritu If you’re finding something a bit magical or out of the ordinary at this year’s Cinemalaya Film Festival, Che Espiritu’s Pan de Salawal is the movie for you. It’s for the whole family because of its ability to be wholesome and delightful visually and emotionally. The film, gracefully led by Bodjie …