Cinemalaya 9 unveils opening, closing films

A+
A
A-

Lorna Tolentino talks with Edita Burgos, widow of freedom fighter-journalist Jun Burgos and mother of missing activist-farmer Jonas Burgos. Tolentino plays Edita in Joel Lamangan’s “Burgos”. INQUIRER file photo

MANILA, Philippines—The Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, now on its ninth year, has chosen its opening and closing films, according to festival director Chris Millado.

The opening film is Baby Ruth Villarama-Gutierrez’s documentary “Jazz in Love,” which tells the story a Filipino gay man who waits for the arrival of his German boyfriend.

The closing film is Joel Lamangan’s “Burgos,” which top-bills Lorna Tolentino as Edita, crusading mother of missing activist Jonas.

The indie festival will be held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines from July 26 to Aug. 4—with satellite venues at Greenbelt 3, TriNoma and Alabang Town Center.

Originally posted: July 9, 2013 | 4:17 pm

Inquirer Viber

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

  • hustlergalore

    bagong addition yang alabang town center!

To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.

Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:

c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94

editors' picks

advertisement

popular

advertisement

videos