‘Birdshot’ opens 13th Cinemalaya
The coming-of-age thriller, “Birdshot,” will open the 13th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival on Aug. 4, at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater).
It will be screened at 7 p.m., following the opening rites at 6 p.m.
The mystery-drama by Mikhail Red has won production funding from the Doha Film Institute and the CJ Entertainment Award at BIFF’s Asian Project Market.
It has also won the best picture prize in the Asian Future category of the 2016 Tokyo International Film Festival.
The film stars Mary Joy Apostol, Arnold Reyes and John Arcilla.
Cinemalaya will run from Aug. 4 to 13 at various venues of the CCP and selected Ayala Mall Cinemas.
Visit cinemalaya.org or the Cinemalaya Facebook page. For inquiries, call 832-3704.
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