SCREENING SKEDS of what's in Iloilo Theaters this Week...
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Saturday, June 18, 2016

The World Premieres Film Festival at the Cinematheque this Week

The World Premieres Film Festival continues this week at the FDCP Cinematheque with a handful of wonderful films from around the world, namely; Chicas Paranoicas, Candlestick, Open Wound, Filosofi Kopi, and the WPFF 2015 Short Films, and on Saturday, the five-and-a-half-hour Lav Diaz film "Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon" gets a screening. This set will run from June 21 till 26, 2016. The World Premieres Festival Films are free admission while "Mula sa Kung Ano and Noon" will have a 100 peso admission fee. [hit the jump to continue]

"Chicas Paranoicas" (Paranoid Girls) is a Spanish film that tells the story of Ana, Paula, and Veronica , three girls who have become fascinated by modeling and the life that it offers. Yet, they gradually begin to discover the dark side of fashion hidden behind the fame and glamour of the spotlights. The women experience downfall as they engage with an antagonistic photographer who drags models into a high stakes abyss of danger. The women learn to value friendship over the lures of fashion pitfalls and enjoy life's simplicities in the end.

"Candlesstick" is a British film wherein a meeting of friends is ruined when one of them, Jack, accuses his best friend's wife of cheating. As allegations fly, sinister intentions come into play.

"Mono Con Gallinas" (released as "Open Wound") from Ecuador is about Jorge, a young Ecuadorian who finds himself unexpectedly in the middle of the jungle as an inexperienced soldier. Initially, Jorge confident that military experience make you a recognized and respected man . But the reality is very different when he realizes he must face the threats of abandonment , hunger , death and human nature itself.

"Filosofi Kopi" (Philosophy Coffee) is an Indonesian film about a coffee shop struggling to pay their debts, while at the same time maintaining their principles.

"Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon" is set in 1972 Philippines. Mysterious things are happening in a remote barrio. Wails are heard from the forest, cows are hacked to death, a man is found bleeding to death at the crossroad and houses are burned. Ferdinand E. Marcos announces Proclamation No. 1081 putting the entire country under Martial Law.

FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo is located at the B & C Square Bldg., Iznart-Solis Sts., Iloilo City. It is Iloilo's home of quality indie films and art films from the local and international cinema.

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