Thursday, August 4, 2011

Free Showing of Brillante Mendoza's Award-Winning Films at SM Cebu

Tired of watching hastily-made movies with poor story plots that only showcase actors, actresses with good looks but poor acting chops? Want to see award-winning movies by an award-winning director for a change? and FOR FREE?

One need not go far...

SM City Cebu through SM Cinemas and Brillante Mendoza brings you the Brillante Mendoza Film Festival at SM City Cebu this coming August 4 to August 5, 2011 at SM Cinema 2.

The movie line-up with corresponding schedule includes:
DAY 1

  1. MANORO (The Aeta Teacher, 2006) - August 4 - 11 AM
  2. LOLA (Grandmother, 2009) - August 4 - 5 PM
DAY 2
  1. KALELDO (Summer Heat, 2007) - August 5 - 11 AM
  2. FOSTER CHILD (2007) - August 5 - 2 PM
The above films were entered in various film festivals all managing to get awards for either the film itself, the director or the artists involved.

Brillante Mendoza is the Filipino film director who won Best Director at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival for Kinatay. His films were likewise award-winners along with some of his films' cast members who under his direction gave award-winning performances.