PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Bacolod barangays host Cine de Barrioby Easter Anne D. Doza
BACOLOD CITY, Jan. 12 (PIA6) -- About eight of the major barangays in the city will host the showing of some of the best of the regional films through the Cine de Barrio as part ofBACOLLYWOOD: CINEMA REHIYON 2012.
In a press conference recently, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) represented by the National Committee on Cinema chair Dr. Mike Rapatan together with its conduit the Crossing Negros Cultural Foundation, Incorporated represented by multi-awarded Director Peque Gallaga and Festival Chairman Manny Montelibano urged the public to watch the films that are part of the festival.
BACOLLYWOOD: CINEMA REHIYON 2012 is a National Independent Film and Video Art Festival, a pilot project of the NCCA Committee on Cinema in celebration of this year’s National Arts Month.
Barangays that are to host the screening of the films for January 2012 are:
JAN. 6, 6PM BRGY.VILLAMONTE
JAN.14, 6PM BRGY.BATA
JAN.21, 6PM BRGY. FELISA
JAN.22, 6PM BRGY.TANGUB
JAN.28, 6PM BRGY. ALIJIS
Meanwhile screening schedules for February are:
FEB.8,6PM BRGY. 19
FEB.9, 6PM BRGY. VILLAMONTE
FEB.10, 6PM BRGY. PTA. TAYTAY
Aside from showing films in the barangays, BACOLLYWOOD: CINEMA REHIYON 2012 will also have the main screening component of the festival which will be at Robinson’s Movieworld Cinema 4 from February 8-11.
The film festival will feature short and full feature films reflective of our culture, produced by emerging Filipino filmmakers and set in various regions of the Philippines.
On the first day, February 8, will feature Bacolod short films by directors Peque Gallaga, Carlo Ledesma, Jed Sicangco, Cindy Ballesteros, Junjun Montelibano, EJ Ballesteros, Neil Colanggo, Miguel Cruz, Paolo Lindaya and Michael Varca.
Also to be featured will be more than fifty short films from all over the Philippines.
Each cinema and barangay screening will be followed by interaction with the film directors as the festival will be graced by filmmakers from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. *(EAD-PIA6 Negros Occidental)