Bacollywood – Negros Independent filmmaking Scene

Negros Occidental’s independent filmmaking scene comes alive this January 26 to 30  through the 2nd Bacollywood Negros Film Festival. Numerous independent films are going to be shown for free at the universities and colleges in Bacolod City.

The aim of the Festival is to gather all Negrense and regional filmmakers into one event that would  showcase their films. It is also a venue for discussion and promtion of Independent Film Making in the region.

Bacollywood is cooperative production of the Produksyon Tramontina with Bacolod schools and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

Check out the partial list of independent cinematic works to be screened after the jump.

The films , so far, to be screened at Bacollywood are:

Michael Varca’s “Missing Chapters”; Junjun Montelibano’s “Ang Binudngan sang Kamatayon (Fabric of Death)”;
Lawrence Fajardo’s “Ang Pao”; RJ Javier’s “Mirrors Don’t Lie”; Poli Gonzales’ “Sa Pagtabok sa Suba (Crossing the River)”; Borgy Torre’s “Bonzai”;  Erik Matti’s “The Arrival”; Ray Gibraltar’s “Wanted Boarder”; Rodger Sargent’s “Pag-Asa”; Michelle Sudarsono’s “Hearbeat”; Publio Briones’ “The Homecoming”; Michel Keller’s “25 Centavos”; Paco Raterta’s “Beat Sushi Sushi”; Ian Mateo’s “All In”; Gladys Baranao’s “Narcisa”; Mike Menalastas’ “Delusions” ; Ira Casas’ “Scars”; Daphne Chiu’s “Bike Ride”; Lu Eugenio’s “When Archie Lost Hope”; Ben Tolentino’s “Shelter”; Ben Tolentino’s “Square One”; Cedric Regino’s “Loyalty”; Johan Bosma’s “Inday”; “Melody”; “A Day in the Life of a Street Sweeper”; “An Imaginary Portrait”; “Rebello”; “Harana”; “Dream of White Lilies”; “Blink”; and “Silakbo”.

To learn more about 2010 Bacollywood Indie Filmfest, check out their Facebook page.

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