Everything You Need to Know About Cinema One Originals 2014

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Everything You Need to Know About Cinema One Originals 2014

Cinema One Originals Film Festival is held annually in the month of November and shown at selected film theaters around the metro. The festival showcases the talents and diverse artistry of the Filipino independent films and filmmakers. The film festival is produced by Cinema One, a Filipino cable television network.

Cinema One is celebrating its 20th year anniversary and the film festival aims to celebrate the original film-making by choosing ten full-length digital movies made by today’s most creative Filipino directors. Along with the ten competing films, it will include seven best Asian movies for 2014 and digitally restored Filipino classic films.

The film festival will run from November 9-18, 2014 at selected movie theaters: Glorietta, Trinoma, Fairview Terraces, and Greenhills Dolby Atmos.

Films in Competition

Red

Red Cinema One Originals 2014

An action film of how mere gossip rocked a town’s circuit of local drug dealers, junkies, and vagabonds in Bacolod. Red, a legendary fixer in the underground world of Visayas, is called to patch things up – but he soon finds himself framed for the very thing he was asked to repair, forced into decisions that put his life at stake.

Schedule
Nov 11 | 7:30 PM | Fairvew Terraces / 10:00 PM | Greenhills Promenade
Nov 12 | 12:00 PM | Trinoma / 2:40 PM | Glorietta / 5:00 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 13 | 9:30 PM | Glorietta
Nov 14 | 2:40 PM | Fairvew Terraces / 9:30 PM | Trinoma
Nov 17 | 12:30 PM | Greenhills Promenade / 3:00 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 18 | 10:30 PM | Glorietta

Seoul Mates

Seoul Mates Cinema One Originals 2014

It is a sweet comedy of a man and woman who fatefully meet on a bridge just at the moment that they attempt to jump from it. They arrange and schedule their deaths with each other, but something goes wrong. They fall in love – a situation further complicated because the two are not exactly the traditional man and woman tandem.

Schedule
Nov 14 | 7:30 PM | Glorietta 4 (1st Gala) / 9:30 PM | Fairvew Terraces (2nd Gala)
Nov 15 | 12:00 PM | TriNoma (With Q&A) / 2:50 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 16 | 7:30 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 17 | 9:40 PM | Fairvew Terraces

Abel/Cain (Esprit de Corps)

Esprit De Corps Cinema One Originals 2014

An adaptation of Kanakan Balintagos’s (known as Auraeus Solito) play titled “Esprit de Corps” in the 1980’s about the game of seduction and ranks in the ROTC, “Abel/Cain” is a queer story of two cadets and their pursuit to outwit a corrupt Major Marcus for his position.

Schedule
Nov 12 | 4:30 PM | TriNoma / 7:10 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 16 | 2:50 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 17 | 3:50 PM | Glorietta
Nov 18 | 12:30 PM | Fairvew Terraces

Lorna

Lorna Cinema One Originals 2014

A midlife comedy drama of a woman’s romantic life—a story of being alone, growing old, looking for love, and moving on. Lorna, already in her 60’s, finds an online lover and an old flame that will turn her life upside down. But at her age, is love too late for a woman like Lorna?

Schedule
Nov 12 | 7:30 PM | Glorietta (Gala)  / 9:40 PM | Greenhills Promenade
Nov 13 | 2:20 PM | Glorietta / 7:30 PM | Fairview Terraces
Nov 14 | 3:30 PM | Greenhills Promenade / 5:00 PM | Glorietta
Nov 15 | 10:30 PM | Trinoma
Nov 16 | 12:30 PM | Greenhills Promenade / 9:45 PM | Fairview Terraces
Nov 17 | 2:50 PM | Greenhills Promenade
Nov 18 | 5:30 PM | Trinoma

Violator

Violator Cinema One Originals 2014

A psycho-horror set in the brink of an apocalypse by director Eduardo Dayao. In it, three policemen with nowhere to go and everything to lose meet a mysterious stranger in their precinct that will force them to confront a darker secret amidst them.

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Schedule
Nov 10 | 10:00 PM | Greenhills Theater Mall C6 (Gala)
Nov 11 | 2:45 PM | Glorietta 4 / 4:20 PM | Greenhills Theater Mall
Nov 12 | 2:10 PM | Trinoma / 7:20 PM | Greenhills Theater Mall
Nov 14 | 6:50 PM | Trinoma
Nov 15 | 7:45 PM | Fairview Terraces
Nov 16 | 11:30 AM | Fairview Terraces C1
Nov 17 | 6:00 PM | Trinoma

Bitukang Manok

Bitukang Manok Cinema One Originals 2014

Alec Figuracion’s horror is in the tradition of Twilight Zone, the film shows four cars stranded in the EME road to Bicol. A group of travelers soon realize that they are driving in circles and decide to work together to break free – but slowly, they find out that stranger forces are at work.

Schedule
November 11 | 7:30 PM (first gala) | Glorietta Cinema 1 / 9:40 PM (second gala) | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1
November 12 | 5:00 PM | Glorietta Cinema 1 / 2:30 PM | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1
November 13 | 4:40 PM (with Q&A)
November 16 | 12:00 PM | Trinoma Cinema 1
November 17 | 10:30 PM | Trinoma Cinema 1

That Thing Called Tadhana

That Thing Called Tadhana Cinema One Originals 2014

A romance-comedy in the tradition of “Before Sunrise” is what Antoinette Jadaone has created. The film asks the questions “Where do broken hearts go?” and tells the story of a woman struggling to meet airline baggage requirements who meets a man who comes to her aid. Both in despair out of love, they form a charming friendship that will take them to Sagada in their attempts to mend each other’s hearts.

Schedule
November 13 | 8pm | Trinoma Cinema 1 / 10pm | Greenhills Atmos Cinema 6
November 14 | 12:30pm | Trinoma Cinema 1 / 4:50pm | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1
November 15 | 2:30pm | Glorietta Cinema 1 / 4:40pm | Trinoma Cinema 1 *WITH Q&A* / 8pm | Greenhills Atmos Cinema 6
November 16 | 12nn Glorietta Cinema 1
November 17 | 5:20pm | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1 / 7:30pm | Glorietta Cinema 1
November 18 | 2:30pm | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1 / 5:30pm | Greenhills Atmos Cinema 6

Di Sila Tatanda

Di Sila Tatanda Cinema One Originals 2014

Sci-fi teen flick by Malay Javier talks about the Pangasinan U.F.O. sightings in the 90’s, where three childhood friends enter a love trapezoid with an alien. This is how an alien shows what it means to be truly human-in-love, in its pursuit to mate with a girl whose heart belongs to two human friends.

Schedule
November 12 | 6:30 PM | Trinoma Cinema 1 – Premiere Night / 9:30 PM | Glorietta 4 Cinema 1 (Second Gala)
November 13 | 12:30 PM | Trinoma Cinema 1 / 5:00 PM | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1
November 14 | 10 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos Cinema 6
November 15 | 7:10PM | Glorietta 4 Cinema 1
November 16 | 10 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos Cinema 6
November 17 | 12:30PM | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1
November 18 | 5PM | Fairview Terraces Cinema 1

The Babysitters

The Babysitters Cinema One Originals 2014

A comedy of errors of a couple instructed to babysit a kidnapped child. However, when the kidnappers order them to kill the baby, they flee instead and raise him as their own.

Schedule
November 13 | 7:10PM (Gala) | Glorietta 4 / 9:50PM (Gala) | Fairview Terraces
November 14 | 2:45PM | Glorietta 4 / 12:30PM | Fairview Terraces / 5:30PM | Greenhills Promenade
November 15 | 2:30PM | Trinoma
November 17 | 12:00PM | Trinoma
November 18 | 5:30PM | Glorietta 4

Soap Opera

Soap Opera Cinema One Originals 2014

The story of a modus gone wrong, wherein a couple seduces foreigners to visit the Philippines with the promise of marriage to con them for their money. This is a comic drama about how a local soap opera brings the scheming couple and their foreign victim closer as they play family to support their sick son whose only relief is the fantasy world of Ramini, his favorite television hero.

Schedule
November 10 | 7:00 PM | Fairvew Terraces / 9:00 PM | Trinoma Cinema 1 (Gala)
November 11 | 2:30 PM | Trinoma / 5:00 PM | Glorietta
November 13 | 2:30 PM | Fairvew Terraces / 5:45 PM | Greenhills Promenade
November 15 | 12:30 PM | Fairvew Terraces / 10:10 PM | Greenhills Promenade
November 16 | 7:00 PM | Glorietta / 10:30 PM | Trinoma
November 18 | 12:30 PM | Greenhills Promenade

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Digitally Restored Filipino Classic Films

Oro, Plata, Mata (1982)

Director: Peque Gallaga
November 10 | 3:35 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
November 16 | 6:00 PM | Fairview Terraces
November 17 | 12:00 PM | Glorietta 4
November 18 | 1:40 PM | TriNoma

Hindi Nahahati Ang Langit (1985)

Director: Mike De Leon
November 11 | 7:30 PM | TriNoma

Kapag Langit Ang Humatol (1990)

Director: Laurice Guillen
November 14 | 7:00 PM | Fairview Terraces
November 16 | 2:10 PM | Glorietta 4
November 16 | 8:20 PM | TriNoma
November 17 | 5:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos

Anak (2000)

Director: Rory Quintos
November 16 | 6:00 PM | TriNoma

One More Chance (2007)

Director: Cathy Garcia-Molina
November 13 | 5:30 PM | TriNoma
November 15 | 4:40 PM | Glorietta 4
November 16 | 1:50 PM | Fairview Terraces
November 18 | 3:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos

Best of Asian Cinema

The Golden Era (Hong Kong)

Nov 11 | 6:30 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 15 | 9:40 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 16 | 2:30 PM | TriNoma

Haemoo – The Sea Fog (South Korea)

Nov 10 | 7:30 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 13 | 3:00 PM | TriNoma
Nov 14 | 9:45 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 15 | 5:20 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 17 | 10:00 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 18 | 7:40 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos

Hill of Freedom (South Korea)

Nov 10 | 2:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 14 | 5:10 PM | TriNoma
Nov 15 | 12:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 16 | 4:15 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 17 | 6:00 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 18 | 12:00 PM | TriNoma

Black Coal, Thin Ice (China)

Nov 13 | 10:10 PM | TriNoma
Nov 14 | 7:40 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 15 | 10:00 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 16 | 4:40 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 17 | 8:15 PM | TriNoma
Nov 18 | 10:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos

Coming Home (China)

Nov 10 | 7:20 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 11 | 10:15 PM | TriNoma
Nov 13 | 8:10 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos

The Lunchbox (India)

Nov 9 | 5:00 PM | TriNoma
Nov 10 | 9:30 PM | Fairvew Terraces
Nov 10 | 2:35 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 10 | 4:20 PM | TriNoma
Nov 12 | 5:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 16 | 5:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 17 | 7:40 PM | Fairvew Terraces

Winter Sleep (Turkey)

Nov 12 | 9:00 PM | TriNoma
Nov 13 | 2:00 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 15 | 4:10 PM | Greenhills Dolby Atmos
Nov 15 | 7:00 PM | TriNoma
Nov 16 | 9:20 PM | Glorietta 4
Nov 17 | 2:10 PM | TriNoma

The Ticket Price

Ticket Prices Cinema One Originals 2014

Let’s support our local films and filmmakers as they try to penetrate our imagination and personal views.

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