Pinoy films pasok sa screening ng Osaka Asian Film Festival

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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.”

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