TRAILERS: Cinemalaya 2013 Directors Showcase
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - July 5, 2013 - 2:13pm

MANILA, Philippines - Presenting the trailers for the five films under the Directors Showcase in this year's Cinemalaya Film Fetival. Cinemalaya will be held on July 26 to August 4, 2013 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Greenbelt 3, and Trinoma.

EKSTRA by Jeffrey Jeturian

SYNOPSIS:  Ekstra (The Bit Player) is a socio-realist drama-comedy film, which follows a seemingly usual day in the life of LOIDA MALABANAN (Vilma Santos) as she embarks on yet another shooting day of a soap opera as an extra. As the shoot goes on, we get a glimpse of the truth in the ruling system of the production as well as the exploitation on the marginalized laborers like her.

PORNO by Adolfo Alix Jr.

SYNOPSIS: “Porno” is a powerful story about individuals linked by pornography. Three souls, one explicit illusion. To find the ultimate joy in their empty lives. A safe haven, where passion and love mean humanity, ecstasy means enlightenment; and the soul is the ultimate arbiter of the truth.

SANA DATI by Jerrold Tarog

SYNOPSIS:  A love story about a woman whose wedding is thrown into disarray when a mysterious person arrives and reminds her of the man she really loves. It is the third part of Tarog’s Camera Trilogy after CONFESSIONAL (Cinema One Originals 2007) and MANGATYANAN (Cinemalaya 2009).

AMOR Y MUERTE by Ces M. Evangelista

SYNOPSIS:  AMOR y MUERTE is an erotic 16th Century period drama; an examination of the initial encounter between the Indios (natives) and their colonizers (Spaniards) and their conflicting views on love, passion, religion and sexuality.

The Liars by Gil M. Portes

SYNOPSIS: The Liars is the story of a journalist (Eloisa) whose exposé of the truth results in life-changing consequences to a baseball team of poor boys.  Inspired by a true story.

Related article: A 'cinesthesia' of the old and the new in Cinemalaya 2013

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