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Industry leaders speak for mainstream cinema

27 June 2011

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Industry leaders speak for mainstream cinema

Is “marriage” between mainstream cinema and indie movies possible?

The question was raised during a recent musical presentation at the Cultural Center of the Philipines, “Pinilakang Tabing: Handog sa Pelikulang Pilipino,” which looked back on local cinema’s 92 years.

Written by Floy Quintos and directed by Chris Millado, “Pinilakang Tabing” featured Dulce, Mitch Valdez, Bituin Escalante, Jolina Magdangal, Tanghalang Pilipino Actor’s Company, Ballet Philippines and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, to name a few. It was organized by the Movie Workers Welfare Fund (Mowelfund), Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and the CCP.

The performances were prefaced by audio-visual presentations and commentaries on industry milestones, from Jose Nepomuceno’s 1919 film “Dalagang Bukid,” to the current indie film revolution.

 

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Via Entertainment Inquirer

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