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Film, literary stars grace ‘Circles’ premiere

Carla Humphries (left) and Junjun Quintana

Nonie Buencamino Photos by Marko Yambao

Respected names in Philippine show biz and literature gathered to support the premiere of Raya Martin’s latest film, “Smaller and Smaller Circles.”

Led by TBA Studios’ executive producer Fernando Ortigas and president Vincent Nebrida, the premiere was held at Greenhills Promenade Mall Cinema 6 and 7 on Dec. 2. The movie is the film adaptation of FH Batacan’s acclaimed crime novel.

The movie’s stars Nonie Buencamino, Sid Lucero, Carla Humphries, Bembol Roco, Ricky Davao, Alex Medina, Junjun Quintana and Mae Paner graced the premiere, as well.

“It’s not a conventional movie,” Buencamino said. “But it’s a very interesting film for the common Filipino.”

National Artists for Literature F. Sionil Jose and Bienvenido Lumbera, actors Jericho Rosales, Shamaine Buencamino and Rhian Ramos were also present.

“Our movie tells a unique story that viewers can find entirely familiar,” said producer-screenwriter Ria Limjap.

Sid Lucero

Bembol Roco

From left: FH Batacan, Bienvenido Lumbera and Raya Martin

Rhian Ramos

Jericho Rosales

From left: Fernando Ortigas, Ria Limjap and Kristen Godfrey

Alex Medina

Ricky Davao

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