Aside from Lav Diaz’s short “Prologo sa ang Dakilang Desaparecido” and the full-length features Adolfo Alix Jr.’s “Alamat ni China Doll” and Jet Leyco’s “Bukas na Lang Sapagkat Gabi Na,” four other Filipino movies will be screened in the International Film Festival Rotterdam: Raymond Red’s “Kamera Obskura,” Khavn de la Cruz’s “Edsa XXX: Nothing Ever Changes in the Republic of Ever-Change,” Raya Martin’s “How to Disappear Completely” and Diaz’s “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan.”
Lav Diaz’s “Prologo sa Ang Dakilang Desaparecido” will be screened in the Spectrum Shorts section of the International Film Festival Rotterdam to be held in the Netherlands from Jan. 22 to Feb. 2. According to producer Bianca Balbuena, “Prologo” was previously shown in San Sebastian, New York, Sao Paulo, Busan and Oslo. In the Philippines, it was part of the Cinema One, SalaMindanaw and Inquirer Indie Bravo! fests. Bayani San Diego Jr.
Six Filipino films have been selected for screenings in the Rotterdam International Film Festival to be held in the Netherlands from Jan. 23 to Feb. 3. Five Filipino films—Adolfo Alix Jr.’s “Mater Dolorosa” and “Kalayaan,” John Torres’ “Lukas Niño,” Khavn de la Cruz’s “Misericordia: The Last Mystery of Kristo Vampiro” and Mes de Guzman’s “Ang Mundo sa Panahon ng Bakal”—will be featured with 10 other international movies in the Spectrum, the main, noncompetitive section of the fest.