Cheer Factor: SEA film fest spotlights Filipino indies
Six Filipino filmmakers lead the lineup of the Southeast Asian Film Festival, which will run at the Singapore Art Museum from March 2 to 31. A special section dubbed “Filipino Indie Power” is described by the festival website as “a sidebar that demonstrates why the Philippines is the current leader of the Southeast Asian New Wave.” Among the films to be spotlighted are Adolfo Alix Jr.’s “Isda,” Clodualdo del Mundo Jr.’s “Paglipad ng Anghel,” Jade Castro’s “Zombadings 1: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington,” Jeffrey Jeturian’s “Bisperas,” Remton Siega Zuasola’s “Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria” and Eduardo Roy’s “Baby Factory.”—Bayani San Diego Jr.
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