Metropolis: Screenings of Collected Pinoy Indie Works


Praxis:
metropolis n. [LL., fr. Gr metropolis, fr. meter mother + polis city]
1. The mother or parent city of a state or colony.
2. The chief or capital city of a country, state or region.

In Focus: Metropolis independent film program
Experience eclectic contemporary filmmaking / nurture support for local producers / create a dynamic network for cultural exchanges / express your ingenuity in the community. Inviting you to join us for screenings of collected indie works featuring:


Simula directed by Ruelo Lozendo / 10 minutes
A worm enters a man’s ear and lives inside his body. As the worm’s metamorphosis unfolds, he experiences his own transformation.

Biyaheng Riles directed by Grig Montegrande / 2 minutes
The film attempts to document our railway system and the people who depend on it as a source of livelihood and transport. It seeks to answer as well the question “Can our railway system help us in our search of a national identity?”

Kabalan (2009) directed by Carlo Pangalangan and Cristine Joy Abastillas / 13 minutes. A portrait of Louie Marie Londres during her night out with her friends.

Gabon directed by Emman De La Cruz / 18 minutes
“Gabon” taken from an old Maranao folk-lullaby which means “cloud”, tells the story of how far a young Marano girl takes to heart a promise to her parents -- her filial duty to finish a school exam. Shot in one day in Marawi, Lanao just before the ramadan, "Gabon" features the ensemble cast of the Grade 2-4 school children of Mindanao State University Integrated Laboratory School (MSU-ILS) and the Alumni of Sining Kambayoka.

august, november, december … jun (November) directed by JP V. Carpio / 18 minutes "november" attempts to show some of the repercussions and reactions after the brutal and almost incomprehensible massacre of around 60 men and women in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, Philippines.

When:
Commencing at 8pm Wednesday, July 14 FREE ADMISSION
followed by an open forum + world music & live entertainment ‘til late

• Pre-event venue reservations: P150.00 plus 1 free drink
• Donor contributions welcome

Where:
Tomato Bomb HQ
63-B Xavierville Avenue Loyola Heights, Quezon City / Tel: 4895918
To reserve call / text 09204610955, 09278748789 or
email linaofilms@gmail.com / anahatafoundation@yahoo.com.ph

Presented by Anahata Foundation & Linao Films in cooperation with Tomato Bomb HQ & UFO - APFI. An Initiative supporting the Millennium Development Goals.

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