Six highly-acclaimed films screen at Teatrino Film Series on May 9 and 23
Giancarlo Abraham’s Dagitab (Sparks), a story about middle-aged love, learning and its interesting complications opens the cine-fest on May 9 at 4 p.m. It stars accomplished actors Eula Valdez and Nonie Buencamino and the talented young actor Martin del Rosario.
Kabisera by Borgy Torres follows at 6:30 p.m. Starring Joel Torre, this is the story of a head of the family (kabisera) who gets involved in the drug trade to support his loved ones. Hailed for its superb cast and flawless acting by Torre, this movie was first screened at the Cinema One Originals Festival in 2013.
The last film to be be shown on May 9 at 9 p.m. is Marie Jamora’s Ang Nawawala, which won the Audience Choice and Best Musical Score in Cinemalaya 2012. It is the poignant story of Gibson Bonifacio who comes back to family at Christmas and has to rework his relationship with family, himself and his dead brother.
The May 23rd bill starts off with Siege Ledesma’s Shift at 4 p.m., followed by Jun Lana’s Bwakaw at 6:30 p.m. and Sana Dati by Jerrold Tarog at 9 p.m.
Shift is a different kind of love story set in the call center culture starring Yeng Constantino and Felix Roco, a charming brew of strange attraction, tender feelings and confusion brought about by gender preferences.Read more•••