11th Cinemanila filmfest finalists
The 11th Cinemanila International Film Festival announced its finalists for the Digital Lokal Section (Philippine digital films), Young Cinema Section (Shorts in Competition and Exhibition), and SEA Shorts (Southeast Asian shorts in Competition and Exhibition).
They are Christopher Gozum, Anacbanua; Armando Bing Lao, Biyaheng Lupa; Jon Red, Beerhouse; Lito Casaje, Dolores; Ted Manotoc, 69 1/2”; and Bona Fajardo, Iliw for Digital Lokal.
For Young Cinema Competition, the finalists are Janus Victoria, Dalaw; Mikhail Red, Harang; Antoinette Jadaone, Ito ang Gabing Babalikan Kita Pagkatapos ng Tatlong Taon nang hindi Maiiyak at Masasaktan; Ice Idanan, Limang Libo; Ramon del Prado, Save Me!!!; Emmanuel Quindo Palo, Stations; and Remton Siega Zuasola, To Siomai Love.
Marcus Adoro, The Artist Is In; Ryan Nikolai Dino, Ang Ibig Sabihin ng OK Lang; Leo Valencia, Gemini; Gleen Ituriaga, Gusto Kong Lumipad; Paolo Herras, Irene F** king Jordan; Michael Angelo Dagñalan, Karoler; Rianne Hill Soriano, Technophilia; and Ely Buendia, Waiting Shed are finalists for Young Cinema Exhibition.
Competing for the SEA Shorts are Uwan Init Pista sa Langit (Philippines) by Remton Siega Zuasola and Keith Deligero; Focal Point (Malaysia) by Aliizera Khatami and Ali Seifourri; Rat (Malaysia/Taiwan) by Lau Kek Huat; Outing (Singapore) Jow Zhi Wei; and Sea Horse (Indonesia) by Shalahuddin Siregar.
The Sea Shorts in Exhibition has Lakad ni Sammy (Philippines) by Joel P. Ruiz; Love Suicides (Malaysia) by Edmund Yeo; and It’s Not Raining Outside by Yosep Anggi Noen.
The 11th Cinemanila International Film Festival will be held from Oct. 15 to 25 in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.