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8 PH films in Hawaii

/ 01:54 AM June 10, 2017

Christopher de Leon (left) and Matteo Guidicelli in “Across the Crescent Moon”

In celebration of Philippine Independence Day (on June 12), eight Filipino films will be shown at the Doris Duke Theater in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Part of the Filipino Film Festival are drama, comedy, documentary and short films: Baby Nebrida’s “Across the Crescent Moon” (June 9 and 15), Lav Diaz’s “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” (June 10), Marlon Rivera’s “Ang Babae sa Septic Tank” (June 11) and “Ang Babae sa Septic Tank 2” (June 11, 13 and 14), Baby Ruth Villarama’s “Sunday Beauty Queen” (June 11), Maribel Apuya’s “The Sakada Series” (June 13 and 16), Sunshine Lichauco de Leon and Suzanne Richiardone’s “Curiosity, Adventure & Love” (June 13 and 16), and Brillante Ma Mendoza’s “Ma’ Rosa” (June 17).

According to the Honolulu Museum of Art website, this year’s lineup “celebrates the Philippines’ distinct cinematic language, which embraces slapstick comedy, high art and conscious melodrama.” —BAYANI SAN DIEGO JR.


Jaclyn Jose in “Ma’ Rosa”

Piolo Pascual (left) and Bart Guingona in “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis”

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