16th CINEMALAYA PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

The country's biggest independent film festival goes digital in its 16th year!

Festivals

Presented By:

Cultural Center of the Philippines and Cinemalaya Foundation, Inc.

Disclaimer:

The films will be streamed online.

DATE/VENUE

August 7 - 16, 2020 | Streaming on Vimeo

DESCRIPTION

Established in 2005, Cinemalaya continues to discover, encourage and support the cinematic works of upcoming and veteran Filipino filmmakers who boldly articulate and freely interpret the Philippine experience with fresh insight and artistic integrity. 

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival continues to sail on its 16th year with its digital edition. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's biggest independent film festival will be screened on Vimeo. This digital edition features 10 Short Films selected out of 244 entries submitted that will vie for the Best Film award. 

SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION

  1. ANG GASGAS NA PLAKA NI LOLO BERT (THE BROKEN VINYL RECORD) by Janina Gacosta and Cheska Marfori 
  2. ANG PAGPAKALMA SA UNOS (TO CALM THE PIG INSIDE) by Joanna Vasquez Arong 
  3. EXCUSE ME MISS, MISS, MISS by Sonny Calvento 
  4. FATIGUED by James Robin Mayo 
  5. LIVING THINGS by Martika Ramirez Escobar 
  6. PABASA KAN PASYON by Hubert Tibi 
  7. QUING LALAM NING ALDO (UNDER THE SUN) by Reeden Fajardo 
  8. THE SLUMS by Jan Andrei Cobey 
  9. TOKWIFI by Carla Pulido Ocampo 
  10. UTWAS (ARISE) by Richard Salvadico and Arlie Sweet Sumagaysay. 

Cinemalaya 2019 Films - Synopses and Loglines

OTHER FESTIVAL COMPONENTS 

  1. Short Films in Exhibition – 20 specially curated short films
  2. 32nd Gawad CCP Para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Video – considered the longest-running independent film competition of its kind in the ASEAN region; categories include Short Feature/Narrative, Experimental, Documentary and Animation
  3. Visions of Asia – screening of award-winning Asian and Netpac films 
  4. Tribute to Director Peque Gallaga 
  5. Tribute to Actress Anita Linda  
  6. Scriptwriting Master Classes with Ricky Lee – There will also be a virtual reunion of his writing workshop alumni.
  7. Cinemalaya Campus – a major component of Cinemalaya 
  8. Cinemalaya Awards Night 

Follow these simple steps and you’ll be able to purchase Cinemalaya Bundles and enjoy all films once available.

STEP 1. 

Go to vimeo.com/ondemand

STEP 2. 

Search for Cinemalaya 16

You may also check these direct links:

STEP 3. 

Choose a package you want to purchase. See Step 2 for the available bundles.

STEP 4.  

Click the BUY button. You will be prompted to sign up or log in to Vimeo.

STEP 5. 

If you have a Vimeo account, simply log in. Otherwise, click “Join with Facebook” or “Join with Google” or fill in your name, email address, and desired password and click “Join with Email”.

STEP 6. 

Fill-out the necessary payment details needed from you. Follow the steps for payment. You may pay with Visa, MasterCard, or American Express debit/credit card, or via Paypal. Gcash MasterCard and Virtual American Express cards are also accepted. 

STEP 7.

Once done, you will receive an email with an e-receipt and a link to watch all the shows. Enjoy!

 

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

It's the moment you've been waiting for! Alin sa mga #Cinemalaya2020 Main Competition entries ang iyong nagustuhan? Make sure to send in your answers by filling up this form before 4 PM on Tuesday: https://bit.ly/MyCinemalayaWinner