Active Vista Presents: A Dutch-Filipino Film Festival

Dutch-Filipino Film Festival Opening

Active Vista Presents: A Dutch-Filipino Film Festival

Celebrating the Anniversary of 65 years of Diplomatic Relations and 150 years of Consular Ties of the Netherlands and the Philippines, Active Vista presents a Dutch-Filipino Film Festival showcasing the best of Dutch and Filipino films. Reflecting the strong commitment the two nations share to promote human rights, this festival will inspire sustainable innovations to address the global challenges ahead.

Cebu City Opening – August 20, 2016, Saturday
Robinsons Movieworld, Cebu City
5:00 PM LUCIA DE B by Paula van der Oest
7:00 PM HONOR THY FATHER by Erik Matti

LUCIA DE B. (Accused) by Paula van der Oest
Narrative, Drama | 97 min| DCP | 2014 | Original Language: Dutch | Subtitles: English
Cast: Barry Atsma, Marwan Kenzari, Fedja van Huet, Jochum ten Haaf, Amanda Ooms

Synopsis: A young assistant DA puts a serial killing nurse behind bars, only to discover evidence that may prove her innocence.

About the Director: Paula van der Oest was born in 1965 in Laag Soeren, Gelderland, Netherlands. She is a writer and director, known for Zus & zo (2001), De Trip van Teetje (1998) and The Domino Effect (2012).

Awards: Golden Film, Golden and Platin Film Netherlands

HONOR THY FATHER by Erik Matti
Narrative, Crime, Drama, Thriller | 115 min| DCP | 2015 | Original Language: Tagalog | Subtitles: English
Cast: John Lloyd Cruz, Meryll Soriano, Tirso Cruz III, Yayo Agila, Krystal Brimner

Synopsis: A family is caught in a financial ruin after being involved in a Ponzi scheme.

About the Director: Erik Matti is a director and writer. His film, Magic Temple won top honors for Best Screenplay in the 1996 Metro Manila Film Festival. His films include Scorpio Nights 2 (1998), Ekis (1999), Prosti (2003), Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles (2012); On the Job (2013). He also co-founded the film production company, Reality Entertainment.

Awards: Best Actor- John Lloyd Cruz, Gawad Urian Awards | Best Director, Metro Manila Film Festival | Best Supporting Actor- Tirso Cruz III, Metro Manila Film Festival | Best Child Performer- Krystal Brimner, Metro Manila Film Festival | Best Makeup, Metro Manila Film Festival | Best Original Theme Song, Metro Manila Film Festival | Movie Supporting Actor of the Year- Tirso Cruz III, Star Awards for Movies | Movie Screenwriter of the Year- Michiko Yamamoto, Star Awards for Movies | Movie Cinematographer of the Year- Ber Cruz, Star Awards for Movies | Star Asia Award, 15th New York Asian Film Festival | Best Asian Film, 2016 Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF), Switzerland

***This is a by-invitation screening only, please RSVP. Limited seats are open to the public. To reserve seats, fill out the reservation form:https://goo.gl/forms/5CXPJf9dgnaGXHnI2 and we will get back to you for confirmation of your free tickets for the screening.

 

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