February 8, 2018: Movie marathon with Gino M. Santos’ Cinemalaya films at the CCP

Gino M. Santos during the Cinemalaya Film Festival. Photographed by Erickson dela Cruz.

Two of the most memorable films of Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, ‘The Animals‘ and ‘#Y‘ (Hashtag Y)  will have a screening this Thursday, February 8 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ (CCP) Tanghalang Manuel Conde. Both films are directed by one of the youngest film makers in the country, Gino M. Santos and also both written by Jeff Stelton.

The Animals is one of the official entries at the 8th Cinemalaya Film Festival in 2012 and won Best Editing. The film continued to receive recognition, such as being nominated for Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Musical Score at the 36th Gawad Urian Award, as well as international premieres in the Stockholm International Film Festival and the New York Asian Film Festival. Starring Albie Casiño, Dawn Jimenez, Patrick Sugui, John Wayne Sace, Carlo Cruz, Andrew Felix, Micah Cabral, Vangie Martell, Issa Litton and Brian Homecillo.

Running Time: 1 hr 20 mins.

Screening Schedule:  2:00 PM  @  CCP Tanghalang Manuel Conde.



Y_04#Y” chronicles the adventures of the members of a generation made universal by the realms of social media, the internet, sex, drugs and alcohol. Starring Elmo Magalona, Coleen Garcia, Sophie Albert, Kit Thompson, Slater Young, Chynna Ortaleza.

Running Time: 100 mins.

Screening Schedule:  5:00 PM @ CCP Tanghalang Manuel Conde.





The Cast and crew of ‘The Animals‘ and ‘#Y‘; Photographs by Erickson dela Cruz.



Src: http://www.cinemalaya.org and http://www.culturalcenter.gov.ph

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