He has conducted film and theater workshops and directed plays for school-based theater groups.
He has also collaborated with artists from different regions through BUGKOS, the national coordinating center for people's art and literature.
Featuring a dazzling array of human narratives and cultural diversities, the festival provides a unique opportunity for talented filmmakers to reach new audiences in the Philippines, and across Asia’s rapidly growing film climate.
The six featured contemporary Filipino films will all compete for the festival awards, including Best Director, Best Picture (1st and 2nd place), Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Musical Score, Best Sound Engineering, Best Production Design, Best Performances, and Best Supporting Roles.
These distinctly Filipino stories, as well as receiving financial grants from the festival organizers, will soon be presented for the jury’s and audience’s appreciation.
The FILIPINO NEW CINEMA section of the Festival is focused on celebrating Filipino filmmaking talent in the country.
The Filipino New Cinema section will bring contemporary Filipino films to cinema screens in Manila and the rest of the country, including the Cinematheque Centre Manila, Uptown Cinema, SM North Edsa, SM Megamall, Greenbelt 3, and Shang Cineplex.
He embarks on a mission to solve the crime, leading to his own personal salvation.
From June 30 to July 2, the FNC Gala Premieres (by invitation only) will take place at SM Megamall and SM North Edsa, followed by a Q&A with the Director and Cast.As the film maps Len Len’s own physical and emotional struggles in a society that sees more the incapacity and less the capability of disabled people, Emong’s own harrowing moral journey, made more confusing by on-off romance with Roldan (Nico Gomez), is kickstarted when a shock discovery is made about his sister.Mel Chionglo’s “Iadya Mo Kami” follows Father Greg (Allen Dizon), a wayward diocesan priest who is reassigned to a parish up in the mountains.Seeing it again after many years unleashed a flood of memories for me.It was 1971, and we at the Graphic became involved in the film, Ishma (whom we called Bernie) and Rita being good friends of the staff.Under his name is a broad range of film genres and themes: historical dramas like for which he was named Outstanding Director in a Drama Series by the Patas Awards in 1979; Metro Magazine, Isip Pinoy, Dear Teacher and episodes for PETABISYON and Lorna.