Two award-winning Pinoy films along with other 28 Asian films will be screened in the first Casa Asia Film Week.
‘Kinatay’ (The Execution of P), the film which earned Brillante Mendoza the Best Director award in the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, besting the likes of Quentin Tarantino (Inglorious Basterds) and Ang Lee (Taking Woodstock), will be shown for free on 07 June, Tuesday, at 6:15 p.m. at Sala Samarcanda, Casa Asia, Avenida Diagonal 373, Barcelona. R18.
‘Pinoy Sunday’, directed by another Cannes winner, Malaysian filmmaker Wi Ding Ho, features popular Pinoy actors and actresses and talks about the lives of Filipino migrant workers, minus the drama, plus a discarded red sofa. The film will be shown at Cinemas Girona (C/Girona 175) from 10 June -11 June, Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. You may check out the trailer below:
Casa Asia Film Week takes over BAFF (Barcelona Asian Film Festival ) after it bade goodbye last year. Films will be shown at Casa Asia and Cinemes Girona, Barcelona, Spain from 06 June – 12 June. The Film Week does not only aim to showcase films from Asia but also to serve as a medium that will promote the presence of Asian films in Spanish movie houses.
Watch the super cool trailer of Casa Asia Film Week:
To see the Festival program, you may download the following:
For more information, you may check the Festival’s official websites: