‘Area’ goes to Queens
Louie Ignacio’s “Area” will be screened at the 7th Queens World Film Festival, in New York, from March 14 to 19.
Prior to its US premiere, “Area” was shown at the Talinn International Film Festival in Estonia and competed at the Eurasia International Film Festival in Kazakhstan, where it won the Special Jury Prize.
The screen drama—which topbills Ai-Ai delas Alas, Allen Dizon and Sue Prado—follows a group of sex workers and their poor customers in a rundown brothel in Pampanga during Holy Week. —BAYANI SAN DIEGO JR.
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