Film Festivals

Cinema One Originals 2011: Babaliktad ang Mundo Mo!

Now in its 7th year, CinemaOne Originals Festival brings together an eclectic group of veteran and newbie independent filmmakers whose works range from horror romcoms and idyllic explorations to very intimate experimental pieces. The festival runs from Nov. 9 to 15 at the Shangri-La Plaza Cineplex and the awards night will take at the Grand Ballroom, Crown Plaza Hotel, Ortigas on November 13.

For the jury, Cinema One hires critics Nicanor Tiongson and Dr. Benilda Santos, filmmakers Chris Martinez and Chito Roño and Christian Jeune of Cannes International Film Festival executive director for movies.

Apart from the features, Cinema One Originals 2011 will also pay special tribute to superstar Nora Aunor and filmmaker Mario O’Hara and will receive Originals in Philippine Cinema Award.***

My Paranormal Romance

Filmmaker: Victor Villanueva

Merry would much rather stick her nose into books than into relationships. But with the sudden addition of kapres, white ladies, and killer refrigerators and rabbits into her daily routines, her life suddenly gets a little bit more interesting, if not ridiculously bizarre. WATCH TRAILER

Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa

Filmmaker: Mes De Guzman

Nueva Viscaya’s rural landscapes come to life as we follow four boys who have all left their families to find happiness and a shot at better lives.

Di Ingon Nato

Filmmakers: Ivan Zaldarriaga and Brandon Relucio

Ivan and Brandon’s story is set in the far-flung boondocks in Cebu where a zombie infestation forces a group of villagers to use their age-old wits and tactics, coupled with religion and science, to fend off the flesh-eating fiends. WATCH TRAILER

Anatomiya ng Korupsyon

Filmmaker: Dennis Marasigan

Set in the ’80s, the film tackles corruption in the court system with a satirical twist. WATCH TRAILER

Six Degress of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay

Filmmaker: Tonette Jadaone

The movie offers a day-in-a-life look of this iconic extra as she’s set to accept a prestigious acting award. WATCH TRAILER

Sa Ilalim ng Tulay

Directed by Earl Bontuyan

Like fish out of water, a family of Aetas find themselves lost and vulnerable when a volcanic explosion in the province displaces them to Manila. Instead of greener pastures, they are met with tall buildings, busy streets and buses, and a whole lot of trouble. WATCH TRAILER

Ka Oryang

Filmmaker: Sari Dalena

The film tells the story of Ka Oryang, an accidental activist who chronicles the suffering of women at that time through her writing and poetry. WATCH TRAILER

Cartas de la Soledad (Letters of Solitude)

Filmmaker: Teng Mangansakan

Rashid, a Maguindanaon comes home after living in Spain for 25 years. Disappointed upon seeing that his hometown hasn’t changed, Rashid secludes himself by writing letters in Spanish. This gives him temporary solace as a war begins to brew.

Big Boy

Filmmaker: Shireen Sen

Parents forces their to be an oil poster boy.

Mga Anino Sa Tanghaling Tapat

Filmmaker: Ivy Baldoza

The summer heat brings forth a sudden sense of freedom and growth and a splash of sensuality in this coming-of-age film about two barrio lasses and their outsider cousin, Ines.

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SCHEDULE:

Shang Cineplex Cinema 4:

November 09 Wednesday

3pm                Opening Ceremony

4:45pm         Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa

7pm               Anatomiya ng Korupsyon

9:30pm         Di Ingon ‘Nato

November 10 Thursday

5pm                Mga Anino Sa Tanghaling Tapat

7pm                My Paranormal Romance

9:30pm          Big Boy

November 11 Friday

5pm                Sa Ilalim ng Tulay

7pm                Ka Oryang

9:30pm          Six Degress of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay

November 12 Saturday

5pm                Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa

7:30pm          Di Ingon ‘Nato

9:30pm          CARTAS DE LA SOLEDAD (Letters of Solitude) by Teng Mangansakan

Shang Cineplex PREMIERE THEATER:

November 10 Thursday

12nn               Ishmael

2pm              Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria

4pm                Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa

7pm                Anatomiya ng Korupsyon

9pm                Di Ingon ‘Nato

November 11 Friday

12nn               Cinema One Docu Special: Indie Mainstream Paano Ka Ginawa? by Jay Abello

2pm                Layang Bilanggo

4pm                Mga Anino Sa Tanghaling Tapat

7pm                My Paranormal Romance

9pm                Big Boy

November 12 Saturday

11:30am         Cartas de la Soledad

1:30pm           Ka Oryang

3:30pm           Anatomiya ng Korupsyon

5:30pm           Sa Ilalim ng Tulay

7:30pm           Ka Oryang

9:30pm           Six Degress of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay

November 13 Sunday

11:30am         Mga Anino Sa Tanghaling Tapat

1:30pm           My Paranormal Romance

3:30pm           Ka Oryang

5:30pm           Cartas de la Soledad

7:30pm           Six Degress of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay

9:30pm           Big Boy

November 14 Monday

12pm              Sa Ilalim ng Tulay

2pm                Anatomiya ng Korupsyon

4pm                My Paranormal Romance

6pm                Di Ingon ‘Nato

8pm                Cartas de la Soledad

10pm              Six Degress of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay

November 15 Tuesday

12pm             Mga Anino Sa Tanghaling Tapat

2pm               Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa

4pm               Big Boy

7pm               Sa Ilalim ng Tulay

9pm               BEST PICTURE WINNER

Sources:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cinema-One-Originals/193194883486

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=744725

http://bobetbagundang.com/2011/11/03/cinema-one-originals-digital-film-festival-2011-schedule-films/

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