You guys, you guys! Cinemalaya 2017 is almost here!
In case you've been living under the rock, Cinemalaya is the Philippines' annual independent film festival. It officially starts showcasing the country's filmmakers' masterpieces starting August 4 until August 13, with the theme See the Big Picture. In preparation, we've rounded up all the trailers of the nine films in the full-length category that you should watch before lining up at the cinemas beginning this weekend!
Ang Guro Kong 'Di Marunong Magbasa by Perry Escaño
Ang Pamilyang Hindi Lumuluha by Mes de Guzman
Baconaua by Joseph Israel Laban
Bagahe by Zig Dulay
Nabubulok by Sonny Calvento
Kiko Boksingero by Thop Nazareno
Requited by Nerissa Picadizo
Respeto by Treb Monteras II
Sa Gabing Nanahimik ang mga Kuliglig by Iar Lionel Benjamin Arondaing
Aside from the nine full-length movies, there are 12 short films that are going to compete for major awards. Cinemalaya will also be screening documentaries and more movies to the delight of movie-makers and movie-lovers. So make sure you start planning through this schedule below and securing tickets, Candy Girls!
For more information about this year's Cinemalaya, like their official page on Facebook or go to www.cinemalaya.org.