CINEMA ONE ORIGINALS TURNS “INTENSE”
Cinema One Originals, the annual cinema event of the Philippines’ number one cable channel Cinema One, celebrates its tenth year with the theme “Intense.” Alongside the full-length digital movies made by today’s most creative Filipino directors, the film festival also features innovative short films, restored Pinoy classics, and new works by globally renowned masters.
The entire run is from November 9 to 18 in four venues: Fairview Terraces, Glorietta, Trinoma, and Greenhills Dolby Atmos theaters.
“Cinema One Originals is definitely bigger, bolder and better. That’s why we are describing this year’s festival as ‘intense,’” says Cinema One Channel Head Ronald Arguelles.
The centerpiece highlights are the ten new films chosen from countless script submissions. These are: “Di SilaTatanda” by Malay Javier, “Seoul Mates” by Nash Ang, “Red” by Jay Abello, “Violator” by Eduardo Dayao, “Soap Opera” by RemtonSlegaZuasola, “Lorna” by Sigrid Andrea Bernardo, “BitukangManok” by Alec Figuracion, “Abel/Cain (Esprit de Corps)” by KanakanBalintagos, “That Thing Called Tadhana” by Antoinette Jadaone, and “The Babysitters” by Paolo O’Hara. Today’s biggest stars have willingly shared their time and talent to star in these Cinema One Originals films; among them are Jericho Rosales, Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman, Angel Aquino, Lovi Poe and Rocco Nacino.
C1 Originals’ Best of Asian Asian Cinema is proud to showcase the dramatic masterpiece of Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan entitled “Winter Sleep,” winner of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Palme D’Or. Also in this section are famous films from China— DiaoZinan’sYinan’s mystery film “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” winner of 2014 Berlin International Film Festival Golden Bear Award; and Zhang Yimou’s historical drama love story “Coming Home” that premiered in this year’s Cannes.
The Philippines’ most notable independent filmmakers such as Joel Ruiz, Adolf Alix, Jr., Pam Miras, Keith Sicat and Eliza Esquivel will unveil their new short films in the C1 Originals short film program.
Mike de Leon’s “Hindi Nahahati Ang Langit,” a melodrama based on Nerissa Cabral’s Comics novel starring Christopher de Leon and Lorna Tolentino, heads the list of C1 Originals’ lineup of restored classics.
With over 20 films to be screened, this 10th edition is the biggest since C1 Originals started in 2005. Arguelles says, “We aim to constantly rejuvenate the Filipino movie industry by supporting works of independent filmmakers and by offering the audience world-class films. We, the organizers, took special care in creating the program and we are excited to present them to our viewers.”
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CINEMA ONE ORIGINALS, MAS “INTENSE”
Ang festival ng Cinema One na Cinema One Originals ay nagdiriwang ng ikasampunganibersaryongayong 2014. “Intense” angtemangayongtaon, at binubuoitong full-length digital movies, short films, restored Pinoy classics at bagongobra ng mgasikatnadirektorangnasa lineup ng C1 Originals Film Festival.
Masasaksihanang C1 Originals mula ika-9 hanggang 18 ng Nobyembresa Fairview Terraces, Glorietta, Trinoma, at Greenhills Dolby Atmos.
“Talagang bigger, bolder at better ang festival ngayon,” anini Cinema One Originals Channel Head Ronald Arguelles. “Kaya’ttinawagnaminitong ‘intense.’”
Highlight ng festival ay angpagpapalabas ng 10 digital films nanapilimulasamganapakaraming script submissions. Angmgaito ay: “Di SilaTatanda” ni Malay Javier, “Seoul Mates” ni Nash Ang, “Red” ni Jay Abello, “Violator” ni Eduardo Dayao, “Soap Opera” niRemtonSlegaZuasola, “Lorna” ni Sigrid Andrea Bernardo, “BitukangManok” ni Alec Figuracion, “Abel/Cain (Esprit de Corps)” niKanakanBalintagos, “That Thing Called Tadhana” ni Antoinette Jadaone, at “The Babysitters” ni Paolo O’Hara. Pawangmalalakingmgaartistaangmgamagsisiganapsamgaito. Angilansakanila ay sina Jericho Rosales, Angelica Panganiban, JM de Guzman, Angel Aquino, Lovi Poe, Rocco Nacino, at marami pang iba.
MgamakabuluhangobramulasaAsyaangtampoksa Best of Asian Cinema section. Kabilangditoang “Winter Sleep,”obrani Nuri Blige Ceylanmulasa Turkey nananalo ng Palme D’Or (grand prize) sa 2014 Cannes International Film Festival. Mayroon pang dalawangpelikulamulasa China: ang “Black Coal, Thin Ice” nidirektorDiaoZinan, winner ng Golden Bear Award sa 2014 Berlin International Film Festival, at ang historical love story na “Coming Home” ni Zhang Yimouna nag-premiere sa Cannes International Film Festival 2014.
Mgabago at ‘di pa nakikitanggawa ng indie filmmakers gayanina Joel Ruiz, Adolf Alix Jr., Pam Miras at Eliza Esquivel angkasalisa C1 Originals Short Film program.
Mulingmasasaksihansa Restored Classics section ang “Hindi NahahatiangLangit,” nidirektor Mike de Leon. Pinagbibidahannina Christopher de Leon at Lorna Tolentino, ito’yisang melodrama naipinalabasnoong 1985 na base sakomiksniNerissa Cabral. Binigyangbuhaymuli ng ABS-CBN at Central Digital Lab angnasabingpelikula.
Higitsa 20pelikulaangtampoksa ika-10 edisyon ng C1 Originals. “Nais naming patuloynalumagoangindustriya. Kaya sinisikap naming suportahanangmgabagong filmmaker, at magbigaysamgamanonood ng world-class films. Mas mabusisiangpagpilisamgapelikulangayongtaon.”
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