A total of 24 films will compete for this year's Cinemalaya Film Festival with the tagline The World Will Be Watching and will be held at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo on July 9-18.
Finalists came from Full length category, Short category and the Director's Showcase category that are listed below:
Full length Feature
Limbunan by Gutierrez Mangansakan II
Halaw by Sheron Dayoc
Mayohan by Dan Louie Villegas
Magkakapatid by Kim Homer C. Garcia
Sampaguita by Francis Xavier E. Pasion
Si Techie, Si Teknoboy at si JuanaB by Arthur Katipunan
Vox Populi (Siya ang Mayor Ko) by Dennis Marasigan
The Leaving by Ian Dean S. Loreños
Rekrut by Danny Añonuevo
Boca by Zurich Chan by Alistaire Christian E. Chan
Breakfast with Lolo by Steven Flor
Dalaw by Janus Victoria
Despedida by Borgy Torre
Faculty by Jerrold Tarog
Harang by Mikhail Red
Hay Pinhod Oh Ya Scooter by Hubert Tibi
Lola by Joey Agbayani
P by Rommel Tolentino
Wag kang Titingin by Pam Miras
Ang Paglilitis ni Andres Bonifacio by Mario O’Hara
Donor (previously titled Isang Pirasong Buhay) by Mark Meily
Pink Halo-Halo by Joselito Altarejos
Sigwa by Joel Lamangan
Two Funerals by Gil Portes
Ten finalists were selected for the Full-length Feature category while ten finalists were selected for the Short Feature category. In the Full-length Feature Film category, each of the ten finalists received a P500,000.00 seed grant from Cinemalaya Foundation, Inc. as investment for the production.
Awards that awaits are:
•The Best Short Feature Film will receive a grant of P100,000.00 and the Balanghai Trophy.
•The Best Full-length Feature Film will receive a grant of P200,000.00 and the Balanghai Trophy.
For more info, visit http://www.cinemalaya.org website.