Now filming in Iloilo…coming soon in Davao showing in June!

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At least three emerging Ilonggo filmmakers made it to the finals of the First Sineng Pambansa National Film Competition of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) slated in Davao City in June 2012.

Peter Solis Nery’s Gugma Sa Panahon Sang Bakunawa, Ronny N. Poblacion’s Beadworks, and John Raymund Macahilas’ Ang Mga Aswang are winners of the Visayas Division for Full-length Feature category.

Nery, an LA-based nurse, poet and author hails from Dumangas while Poblacion is a native of Janiuay and Macahilas is city-based.

This year’s Sineng Pambansa kicks off with 2nd Iloilo International Film Festival and 1st Ilonggo Short Film Festival Jan. 19-21 at SM City Cinema as one of the special events of Dinagyang Festival.

Meanwhile, Lester G. Babiera’s Ginabuhi It Bulig (Binubuhay ng Pagtulong) from Aklan is also a finalist in Documentary’s Visayas Division, together with Cierlito Espejo Tabay’s Walay Tumo’y ng Punterya (No…

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