The University of the Philippines Film Institute released its screening schedule for the month of April at the UP Film Center. With the theme “In the Realm of the Indies,” some of the featured films include Mario O’ Hara’s Babae sa Breakwater, Festival Winners of Animahenasyon, cinema from the Bolivarian Repulic of Venezuela, and many more.
*Mario O’Hara’s BABAE SA BREAKWATER
Courtesy of Entertainment Warehouse
Special 10th Anniversary Presentation
April 15 Mon 5:30 p.m.
*Mario J. de los Reyes’ MAGNIFICO
Courtesy of Violett Films
Special 10th Anniversary Presentation
April 16 Tue 7 p.m.
*Ian Gamazon and Neill de la Llana’s CAVITE
April 17 Wed 2:30/5/7 p.m.
April 18 Thurs 5:30/7:30 p.m.
*Roxlee and Monlee’s CESAR ASAR
April 19 Fri 7 p.m.
April 20 Sat 1:30/3:30 p.m.
*Charliebebs Gohetia’s THE NATURAL PHENOMENON OF MADNESS
April 20 Sat 5:30 p.m.
April 23 Tue 7 p.m.
*ANIMAHENASYON Festival Prize Winners
Presented by the Animation Council of the Philippines
April 23 Tue 5 p.m.
April 26 Fri 5/7 p.m.
*Gabby Fernandez’s NASAAN SI FRANCIS
April 29 Mon 7 p.m.
May 1 Wed 2:30/5/7 p.m.
May 2 Thurs 2:30/5/7 p.m.
*Tribute to Danny Zialcita
In memory of the maverick film director hailed among the last in the lineage of the truly great maestros behind Philippine cinema’s classics era
April 18 Thurs/April 19 Fri/April 22 Mon 2:30 & 4:30 p.m.
*Gold, Green, Red and Stardust: 4 Mothers in 4 Documentaries
Works by Mae Caralde, Jed Medrano, Sheryl Rose Andes, Joni Gutierrez
April 15-23 @ the Bernal Gallery:
—– “QUADRANT: An Exhibit on 4 Mothers in 4 Documentaries,”
Curated by Cenon Palomares
April 20 Sat
• Screening 2:30-5:00pm @ the Videotheque:
—– Mae Caralde’s “Yanan” (21 mins)
—– Jed Medrano’s “I Love You Piolo” (27 mins)
—– Sheryl Rose Andes’ “Balitok” (28 mins)
—– Joni Gutierrez’ “Green” (69 mins)
• Q&A / Open Forum 5:00-5:30pm @ the Videotheque
• Cocktails 5:30-6:30pm at the Bernal Gallery
Presented by the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
More features from the Latin American country with its cinema of romance and revolution
April 23 Tue
2:30 p.m. Cesar Bolivar’s Muerte en Alto Contraste
4:30 p.m. Luis Alberto Lamata’s Miranda Regresa
*Brocka on Electoral Politics
Special relevant features in the birth month of National Artist Lino Brocka coinciding with another Philippine election year
April 24 Wed & 25 Thurs 2:30 & 4:30 p.m.
*The Learned Film Buff
Features handpicked at random for the sheer joy and extreme pleasure of the true film buff
April 24 Wed & 25 Thurs 6:30 p.m.
April 29 Mon 2:30 & 4:30 p.m.
*In the Year of Faith
Courtesy of Embassy of Italy
Screenings as the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics welcome the election of the new Pope, mark the Easter season in the Christian calendar and commune with the rest of the faithful in what has been proclaimed as the Year of Faith
April 27 Sat
2 p.m. Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Il Vangelo Secondo Matteo
4:30 p.m. Nanni Moretti’s Habemus Papam
April 30 Tue
2:30 p.m. Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Il Vangelo Secondo Matteo
5 p.m. Nanni Moretti’s Habemus Papam
The University of the Philippines Film Institute, member of the CILECT/International Association of Film and Television Schools, is the only film school in the country that offers Bachelors and Masters degree in Film and Media Studies in Film. One of its main facilities is the UP Film Center which houses Cine Adarna (Main Theater), an 800-seater cinema located at Magsaysay Avenue and Osmena Avenue, UP Diliman; the Ishmael Bernal Gallery, an artist’s space reserved for multimedia exhibits and installaitions located at the back of the main theater; and the Videotheque, located at the 2nd Floor of the Ishmael Bernal Gallery. For more information, contact the UPFI Academic Office at (02) 920-6863 or the UPFI Adarna Office at (02) 926-2722.