Squalor (Astig, Mga Batang Kalye) by Giuseppe Bede Sampedro
Aurora by Adolfo Borinaga Alix, Jr.
These are the Filipino films to be screened at this year’s Festival de Cine Asiático de Barcelona (Barcelona Asian Film Festival). The resurgence of Filipino cinema can be seen in the Southeast Asian Selection entries as 6 out of 7 films are Philippine made. Adolfo Alix’s Aurora is competing in the Official Section.
South Korea as well as Japanese Anime get special attention in this year’s festival but nonetheless will be shown with the rest of other participating Asian films from the 3oth of April – 09th of May at the CCCB (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona), Cine Rex and Sala 2 of cines Aribau Club.
Last year, two Filipino films won: Brillante Mendoza’s Serbis and Francis Xavier Pasion’s Jay. Photos and Reports from http://www.baff-bcn.org/es/