Pinoy films pasok sa screening ng Osaka Asian Film Festival
LIMANG Pinoy films ang napasama sa screening ngayong taon ng Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF). Kabilang na dito ang Crisanto Aquino’s Write About Love
(2019) at Rae Red’s Babae at
Baril na ii-screen sa Osaka Asian Film Festival’s official competition section. Samantala,ang Metamorphosis ni Direk Jose
Enrique Tiglao, at Sunshine Family ni Direk Tai-sik Kim, ay makakasama sa LSS (Last Song Syndrome) ni Jade Castro bilang official 2019 PPP entry” Special Program: New Action! Southeast Asia” ng festival.
Ang Write About Love, at Babae at Baril, ay kabilang din sa 15 films na maglalabanlaban para sa OAFF’s main competition, at magkakaroon ng international screening sa Osaka.
Babae at Baril participated in the ‘First Cut Story Development Lab’ in FDCP’s 2019 ‘First Cut Lab.’ This lab, which held its first edition in the Philippines supported 16 projects under various workshops. Through the fourday story development lab, Red’s film underwent script treatment from a variety of international industry veterans. The film has seen success since its premiere and director Rae Red bagged the ‘Best Director Award’ from the QCinema International Film Festival in 2019.
Write About Love has been successful as well having won various awards from the Metro Manila Film Festival including the Special Jury Prize for the feature films category.
Tampok sa “Special Program: New Action! Southeast Asia” ang mga bagong paggalaw sa Southeast Asian cinema na nagtatampok sa malawak na uri ng pelikula mula sa mga rehiyon. Under this program, kabilang ang LSS at Metamorphosis sa magkakaroon ng international premieres habang ang Sunshine Family ay may
Japan Premiere. “The selections for this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival are particularly important because two of the projects—Babae at Baril and LSS—were part of previous FDCP programs. Their international premieres in Osaka points to their continued progress and promoting Philippine movies on the international stage,” pahayag ni FDCP Chairperson at CEO Liza Diño.
Tatakbo ang OAFF mula Marso 6 hanggang 15. Ito na ang ika15 edisyon ng OAFF sa patuloy nitong “facilitate human resources development and exchange, invigorate the Osaka economy, and promote Osaka as a gateway for Asian films.”