‘Transit’ is PH entry to Oscars—FAP


HANNAH Espia’s “Transit”

MANILA, Philippines — Hannah Espia’s “Transit” is the Philippines’ entry to the Oscars, according to Film Academy of the Philippines head Leo Martinez.

“Transit” was Cinemalaya’s best picture.

The committee on the selection of the Philippine entry to the Oscars is headed by filmmaker Peque Gallaga.

The seven-member FAP selection committee decided to send “Transit” to the Oscars Tuesday night.

Other committee members are actors Robert Arevalo & Gina Alajar, editor Jess Navarro, directors Elwood Perez, Jose Carreon and Willie Mayo.

Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:

Inquirer Viber

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

  • hustlergalore

    yes, loved the choice!

  • ah_ok_fine12


  • Fulpol

    why not Sisterakas?

    • hustlergalore

      or one more try? LOL

      • Fulpol

        LOL, why not?

      • PogingPinoy

        where’s the “Ang Panday” love?

  • alfie_snydz

    A BIG YES. Huge chance for Philippine entry. Movie is Oscar Caliber

  • CheapJ

    The reporters didn’t even mention what the movie’s story is all about. Sorry but I have to give you a failing grade.

    • hustlergalore

      i am happy to share to you its cinemalaya website – http://wwwdotcinemalayadotorg/films/new-breed/transit

      it was shown last week in ayala cinemas

      • CheapJ

        Thanks. Still, the reporters didn’t do their homework.

    • alfie_snydz

      Needless to say, its Oscars worthy

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



latest videos