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Mario Bautista, has been with the entertainment industry for more than 4 decades. He writes regular columns for People's Journal and Malaya.

Aug 19, 2015

Cinemalaya Indie FilmFest Announces Ten Official Entries For Their Full Length Films Next Year

CINEMALAYA Indie Filmfest this year just ended. There were no full length film entries shown, only shorts. But next year, there will definitely be full length features included in the 2016 festival. They've already announced the finalists and here they are:
“Ang Bagong Pamilya Ni Ponching” (directors: Inna Salazar and Victor Villanueva); “Ang Mga Bisita Ni Mamang” (directors: Janice and Denise O’Hara); “Dagsin” (Atom Magadia); “Hiblang Abo” (Ralston Jover); “I America” (Ivan Andrew Payawal); “Kusina” (David Corpuz and Cenon Palomares, the latter wrote the Palanca awards-winning screenplay and they got Judy Ann Santos to star in the lead role); “Lando At Bugoy” (Vic Acedillo, Jr.); “Mercury Is Mine” (Jason Paul Laxamana" and "Magkakabaung" and he got Pokwang to be his lead star); “Pamilya Ordinaryo” (Eduardo Roy, Jr.); and “Tuos” (Derick Cabrido).