With Politics and Pride Month, Filmmaker Jay Altarejos Creates ‘Balangaw’ Digital Series

The first quarter of 2020 has been controversial to filmmaker Joselito “Jay” Altarejos already. His film ‘Walang Kasarian Ang Digmaang Bayan (The Revolution Knows No Gender)’ was pulled out from the Sinag Maynila Film Festival and now, he has an opportunity to pour out his passion, his frustrations, his love for his craft through a digital …

Award Winning Filmmaker Jay Altarejos Finds Way to Help Movie Workers during ECQ thru ‘2076Kolektib’

The group of filmmakers, 2076Kolektib, headed by Jay Altarejos, is releasing a series entitled MGA YUGTO NG PAGKAMULAT which is inspired by their unreleased film WALANG KASARIAN ANG DIGMANG BAYAN and the 2014 Cinemalaya Best Film KASAL. The series follows PAOLO (Oliver Aquino) and how he tries to make peace with his past relationships with …

Jay Altarejos Returns to Sinag Maynila Film Festival with ‘Walang Kasarian ang Digmang Bayan’

After ‘TPO’ in 2016, ‘Tale of the Lost Boys’ in 2018 and ‘Jino to Mari’ in 2019, writer and director Joselito “Jay” Altarejos returns to the Sinag Maynila Film Festival this 2020 with the political drama ‘Walang Kasarian ang Digmang Bayan.’ Walang Kasarian ang Digmang Bayan (The Revolution Knows No Gender) chronicles the journey of filmmaker, Paolo, played by Oliver Aquino, …

Cinema ’76 Wraps Up Pride Month Celebration with “Pride Sesh”

In celebration of Pride Month, Cinema ’76 Film Society, the metro’s pioneer micro-cinema, will be hosting PRIDE SESH, a meaningful discussion on “Pride in the Filipino Film Industry”.  This session’s panel will be led by industry experts and members of the LGBT community both in front and behind the camera. The list of speakers include Jay Altarejos (Kasal), Rod Singh (Mamu …

Sinag Maynila 2016: Mara Lopez stars as a battered wife in ‘T.P.O.’ by Jay Altarejos

“My film that will be shown during the festival would be my third attempt,” Direk Jay reveals. “I’ve shot something, I have a story in my mind, [but] when I saw some of the footage, they’re so experimental that it is not the requirement of the festival, so three times nabugbog sa pelikula ko pero …

Join the Sinag Maynila Film Festival Short Film Category

Sinag Maynila is looking for more talented filmmakers! Share with us the stories you want to tell and what visual magic you want to show to the world. Join the Sinag Maynila Film Festival Short Film Category by downloading the form on the official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila. Short Film Category Mechanics and Requirements: Fill …