Spotlight: Philippine Cinema 2017

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Spotlight: Philippine Cinema 2017

Time to get your Filipino film fix! A total of 4 films will be screened at Asia Society Hong Kong Centre from 8th Feb - 14th Feb.

Spotlight: Philippine Cinema 2017, a collaboration between Asia Society Philippines and Asia Society Hong Kong will be screening independently filmed movies at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center from 8th Feb - 14th Feb. 5 films will be shown during that 6 day festival which aspires to bring together locals and Filipinos alike. The films shown are "Sunday Beauty Queen", "Entre Medio del Fin (“In the Middle of an End”)", “Sakaling Hindi Makarating” (“The Amazing Journey of the Letters”), “Imbisibol” (“Invisible”) and “Curiosity, Adventure and Love”. Many of them put a heavy emphasis on the stories and struggles of migrant Filipinos working abroad in different countries.

The first film "Sunday Beauty Queen" taps into the world of workers living and working in Hong Kong. The second one "Entre Medio del Fin" which translates to (“In the Middle of an End”) speaks of the tales of a couple's struggles of surviving in the Philippines' deep south. “Imbisibol” (“Invisible”) showcases the tales of Filipino workers working and surviving in Japan.  The last one “Curiosity, Adventure and Love” depicts a 105-year-old woman's retelling of Philippines' untold historic war stories.  

Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity!  

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