Zoomcoming Film Treats! Set Two: BAGONG SIBOL

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Zoomcoming Film Treats!

Set 2: Bagong Sibol

Watch out for the film to be premiered here on August 27, 2021, 12:00 PM.

About the set:
BAGONG SIBOL: Films from the Emerging Filmmakers of UP Visayas

While these nine films initially started as a class project for filmmaker Arden Rod Condez’s Directing the Narrative class, they developed into a collection of poignant stories told through the fresh perspective of some of the region’s most promising young filmmakers. All nine films were created with disarming sincerity to tackle a variety of subjects like love, loneliness, identity, and grief, daring to ask questions that frequently plague the human condition. What makes these films even more remarkable is that they were filmed in October 2020, a difficult time marked by pandemic-related restrictions and uncertainty.

Six from the showcase were then selected for the 33rd Gawad CCP Para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Video, the longest-running independent film competition in the country. Three of the said films then became part of the Viddsee Juree Awards Visayas and Mindanao, where two films won Silver Prize and the Audience Choice Award. One reached the international scene as it is currently competing in this year’s Sea Shorts Film Festival in Malaysia, a highly credible short film fest for Southeast Asian filmmakers programmed by renowned filmmakers and film programmers.

2021 | The Philippines | Digital | Color | 118 mins

Dirs. Mary Andrea Palmares, Flory Ann Tacuban, Esther Abegale Cinco, Jezreyll James Cabasag, Ericka Marie Banting, Louangel Jei Benjamin, Mariah Vianca Quinesio, Kate Villanueva Kaya Guillen

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/253533693287017/?ref=newsfeed