Thursday, February 2, 2012

Cinema One Originals Cebu Film Fest

Let's go see some indie films!

SM Cinema 3 (Cebu)
February 11-16, 2012
Php 100 per movie

Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria by Remton Siega Zuasola Terya, is the story of a simple island girl who is about to leave her home to marry a foreigner. Her journey ignites a series of events and introduces certain characters that affect her eventual decision to stay or go.

Sa Ilalim ng Tulay by writer-director Earl Bontuyan is a light comedy drama for the family set in Metro Manila and Subic about the plight of children.

Confessional by Jerrold Tarog and Ruel Dahis Antipuesto. On a trip to Cebu to document the Sinulog Festival Ryan Pastor meets Lito Caliso, an erring politician, who confesses all the crimes he committed while in office before Ryan's camera.

Di Ingon 'Nato (Not Like Us) by writer-director team Brandon Relucio and Ivan Zaldarriaga is a horror that deals with how people in a far-flung barangay in Cebu deals with zombie infestation by religion, superstition or science.

Layang Bilanggo by Michael Angelo Dagñalan is a story about the everyday struggles of abandoned senior citizens living inside the walls of a home for the aged.

Ishmael by Richard Somes is a man with a shattered past who battles to rebuild his life.

Anatomiya ng Korupsyon is a social satire set in the 80s written for the stage by Malou Jacob and adapted for the screen by scriptwriter and filmmaker Dennis Marasigan.

Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay by Antoinette H. Jadaone is a bittersweet access to ‘dakilang extra’ Lilia Cuntapay on her anxiety of preparing a speech for finally getting an acting nomination.

Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa by Mes de Guzman tackles the poverty in the countryside, the hardships of young people left on their own, and the seeming impossibility of finding heaven on earth.

Cartas de la Soledad (Letters of Solitude) by writer-producer-director Gutierrez ‘Teng’ Mangansakan II is a dramatic story about a reclusive man named Rashid who returns to his hometown in Maguindanao after studying and working in Barcelona, Spain.

My Paranormal Romance by Victor Villanueva is a teenage horror-comedy about a girl who pursues her crush, plagued by the supernatural in their haunted school in Cebu.

Big Boy by director and production designer Shireen Seno is about a boy subjected by his parents to peculiar routines to grow into their desired poster boy for their cod liver oil business.

Descriptions taken from wikipedia, facebook pages, and this article.

February 11, Saturday
8:15 PM Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria

February 12, Sunday
12:00 NN Confessional
3:00 PM Sa Ilalim ng Tulay
5:00 PM My Paranormal Romance
7:00 PM  Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria
9:00 PM Di Ingon 'Nato

February 13, Monday
12:00 PM Layang Bilanggo
2:25 PM Ishmael
4:50 PM Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria
7:10 PM Anatomiya ng Korupsyon
9:30 PM Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay

February 14, Tuesday
12:00 PM Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa
2:15 PM Cartas de la Soledad
4:50 PM Anatomiya ng Korupsyon
7:10 PM Di Ingon 'Nato
9:30 PM My Paranormal Romance

February 15, Wednesday
12:00 PM Di Ingon 'Nato
2:25 PM Sa Ilalim ng Tulay
4:50 PM Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay
7:10 PM My Paranormal Romance
9:30 PM Anatomiya ng Korupsyon

February 16, Thursday
12:00 PM Big Boy
2:25 PM Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria
4:50 PM My Paranormal Romance
7:10 PM Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay
9:30 PM Di Ingon 'Nato

Updated 02/06/12: Revised sched


  1. I was so excited for this until I knew it wasn't for free :(( Well, I wanna watch a couple of movies: Damgo ni Eleuteria, Di Ingon Nato, and Paranormal Romance. I'm just too broke for them three. I hope a free ticket comes out of nowhere! Haha

    1. Hey! I wanna go see the same movies too! Support Cebuano films! Yahooo! Good luck with your magic tickets ;-)

  2. I will watch all of these! :)