Award-winning indie films come to Teatrino, the new home of Philippine independent cinema, this February

Teatrino, the biggest little theater in San Juan City, brings four new Filipino independent films for screening in its Teatrino Film Series (TFS).

The new home of Philippine independent cinema will screen Shift, Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa, Transit and Ang Huling Chacha ni Anita on separate screenings on two Saturdays this February.


Shift goes on at 5 p.m. while Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa screens at 7:30 p.m. on February 21. Ang Huling Chacha ni Anita goes on screen at 5:00 p.m. and Transit shows at 7:30 p.m. on February 28.

Shift, which stars Yeng Constantino and Felix Roco is a film about bipolar love with the BPO industry as backdrop. It won the Grand Prix (Best Picture Award) in the 9th Osaka Asian Film Festival and was an Indie Bravo awardee of the Philippine Daily Inquirer in December 2014.

Teatrino Film Series - Feb 21

Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa is a poetic film that revolves around dance and explores feminist and gay concerns. One of the most watched films of the seventh Cinemalaya Film Festival, the movie stars Jean Garcia, Rocco Nacino and Paulo Avelino.

Transit won Best Film, Best Direction, Best Actor and other technical awards in the 2013 Cinemalaya festival. Mostly shot in Israel, it is the story of a single father who must hide his children from immigration police after the Israeli government decides to deport children of immigrant workers. Actors are Ping Medina, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Irma Adlawan and Marc Justine Alvarez.

Ang Huling Chacha ni Anita, a film by Sigrid Andrea P. Bernardo, is a “feature film about the magic of first love through the eyes of a child and how a little cha-cha can make a dream come true for Anita who falls in love with a mysterious, beautiful woman who comes to town. The movie won the Volunteer’s Choice Award in the 38th Frameline San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.

Watch compiled movie trailers on this LINKcourtesy of #TeatrinoFilmSeries

Teatrino brought back The Teatrino Film Series last January due to popular demand so Philippine cinema buffs can view or re-view acclaimed independent films that were shown on limited engagement only in commercial theaters.

Launched in September 2014, TFS screens to an avid audience of Filipino movie enthusiasts on its Saturday showings.

Tickets are available at P200 per film at all Greenhills Cinemas (Promenade and Theater Mall) or at Teatrino.

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