THE FILM Growth Council of the Philippines (FDCP) celebrates girls in movie on the Cine Filipina movie competition which runs from March 7 to 27 on the FDCP Channel on-line streaming platform (

The second version of the movie competition carries the theme, “Juana Tunggo sa Kaunalaran” and can deal with movies and actions on the journey of ladies and their contributions to society.

Cine Filipina is an initiative to have fun Nationwide Ladies’s Month via on-line movie screenings and restricted onsite screenings at Cinematheque Facilities, panel discussions, and different initiatives all through March.

“We have to watch and imagine how girls do it, how they triumph, conquer, and the way their energy has saved folks and state of affairs,” FDCP Chairperson and CEO Mary Liza Bautista Diño-Seguerra mentioned on the movie competition’s on-line opening program on March 6.

“These movies will present that energy,” she mentioned, “Within the phrases of [Australian feminist and writer] G.D. Anderson, ‘Feminism isn’t about making girls robust. Ladies are already robust. It’s about altering the best way the world perceives that energy.’”

Starting March 7, 11 brief movies beneath Cine Marya shall be streaming without cost and shall be accessible through the channel’s “Fundamental” tab. The brief movies are: J.I. Hamid’s Adira; Gary Tabanera’s Binakol sa Dahon; Julius Lumiqued’s Dad-aan Na; Nigel Santos’ Dalaginding na si Isang; Mel Aguilar-Maestro’s Hakab; Mariel Ong’s Evening Shift; Kim Timan and Sam Villareal’s Noontime Drama; Jochelle Casilad’s She’s Excellent; Arjanmar Rebeta’s Tremendous-able; Angela Andres’ Tremendous Lady; and Aimee Apostol-Escasa’s Winged Goals to the Blue Heavens.

In keeping with Worldwide Ladies’s Day, Lino Brocka’s traditional movie Insiang (1976) shall be screened on the digital cinema at 7 p.m.

From ABS-CBN Movie Restoration – Sagip Pelikula mission, the digitally restored and remastered model of the 1997 traditional Hanggang Kailan Kita Mamahalin, starring Lorna Tolentino and Richard Gomez, shall be obtainable for lease starting March 7 at P120. The rented movie shall be obtainable for one week if unplayed, and for 48 hours to complete viewing as soon as it has began to be performed. It’s accessible inside Philippine territory solely.

In the meantime, Joachim Trier’s Oscar nominated The Worst Individual within the World (2021) may have restricted on-site screenings on the Cinematheque Centres in Manila, Iloilo, Negros, Davao, and Nabunturan.

The FDCP Talks on Cine Filipina might be considered on the “Occasions” tab of the FDCP Channel at 7 p.m. The subjects and schedules are as follows: “Altering Instances, Evolving Roles” on March 13 will cowl a dialogue on roles beforehand solely given to males that are actually held by girls within the movie business; “Ladies and Artwork Kinds” on March 18, will deal with excellent and globally acknowledged girls artists; “Ladies in Motion” on March 20 will spotlight authorities officers in women-centric organizations.

A Cinema Filipina version of the FDCP Channel Recreation Evening shall be hosted by DJ Jhai Ho on March 26, 7 p.m. Participation and viewing are free.

The movie competition concludes on March 27, 7 p.m., with a closing program, and the Martika Ramirez Escobar Retrospective at 8 p.m. through the “Subscription” tab. The retrospective is a video-on-demand showcase of brief movies by Ms. Ramirez as cinematographer, author, and director.

The movies within the retrospective are 5 Ning Gatpanapun; Ang Maangas, Ang Marikit, at ang Makata; Asan Si Lolo Me?; Dindo; Residing Issues; and Pusong Bato.

“I make movies as a result of I be taught many issues from folks and about life. Within the course of of constructing it, I achieve extra understanding of how folks reply,” Ms. Escobar mentioned in English and Filipino in the course of the opening program. “I be taught rather a lot about myself, my household, and lots of issues that I initially haven’t any data about. The world expands and I notice that the world is gorgeous as a result of I make movies.”

In Jan. 2022, Ms. Escobar’s Leonor will By no means Die received the Particular Jury Prize for Revolutionary Spirit on the Sundance Movie Competition’s World Cinematic Drama Part — making her the primary Filipino characteristic movie director to win on the prestigious movie competition.

To subscribe to and watch the competition movies, go to for month-to-month entry all movies on-demand for P99. For extra data, go to Michelle Anne P. Soliman

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