PRESS RELEASE: Filipino films of international caliber make their world premiere at Sinag Maynila 2020

Film enthusiasts will again have their fill of Filipino movies of international caliber when the Sinag Maynila 2020 Independent Film Festival screens in selected cinemas from March 17 to 24, 2020. This year marks the sixth edition of the filmfest known for its “Sine Lokal, Pang-International” selections. Sinag Maynila is… Continue reading

Sinag Maynila 2020 Documentary Finalists Revealed

From the highest ever field of submissions received in this category yet, six Documentaries have been selected to take part in this year’s festival.  They are: AGOS Jerel Travezonda A glimpse into the daily lives of the surfing community of Liwliwa, Zambales MGA BAYANING AYTA Donnie Sacueza A retrospect on… Continue reading

Sinag Maynila 2020 Top 10 Short Films Revealed

After a daunting selection process that involved paring down a shortlist of 18, Sinag Maynila has chosen the 10 entries that will screen and compete under this year’s Short Film Category. They are: DASAL Angela Andres A woman, believing she is cursed, accidentally kills her household help during an altercation. Soon,… Continue reading

Sinag Maynila 2020 Full Length Finalists Revealed

The Year 6 Full-Length Roster is in! After a three-month call-out period, Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival has selected the five (5) screenplays, from which the Full-Length entries for 2020 will be based. They are: Acetylene Love by Adolf Alix, Jr. He Who Is Without Sin by Jason Paul Laxamana… Continue reading

Tu Pug Imatuy, Part of Cinema Centenario’s National Indigenous People’s Month Special

Arbi Barbarona‘s Sinag Maynila 2017 Best Picture Winner, Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill) will have a special screening this October 27, Sunday, 2:45PM, as part of Cinema Centenario‘s weekend-long National Indigenous People’s Month celebration. The film will be preceded a Saturday screening of the digitally-restored and remastered classic Banaue:… Continue reading