Filipino Entries at Toronto International Film Festival 2014

Community News & Features Aug 22, 2014 at 4:53 pm

TIF_HustisyaHustisya (Justice)

A middle-aged domestic worker remains fiercely loyal to her employer even as it draws her ever deeper into the dirty world of human trafficking, in this gritty melodrama about corruption, criminality and conflicted conscience in contemporary Manila.

Director: Joel Lamangan

Principal Cast: Nora Aunor, Romnick Sarmenta, Rosanna Roces, Rocco Nacino, Sunshine Dizon, Chynna Ortaleza, Gardo Versoza

SCREENIGS:
Tues, Sept. 9, 6:45pm, Scotiabank Theatre, Cinema 3
Thu, Sept. 11, 9:00pm, Scotiabank Theatre, Cinema 4
Sat, Sept. 13, 12:00pm, Isabel Bader Theatre

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TIFF-Hari-ng-TondoHari ng Tondo (Where I Am King)

When his fortune is wiped out, an arrogant, self-made tycoon is forced to return to the slum tenement where he grew up, in this vibrant, socially-aware comedy from Filipino master Carlos Siguion-Reyna.

Director: Carlos Siguion-Reyna

Principal Cast: Robert Arevalo, Liza Lorena, Rez Cortez, Aiza Seguerra, Cris Villonco, Ciara Sotto, Rafa Siguion-Reyna, Eric Quizon, Ali Sotto, Audie Gemora

SCREENINGS:
Sun, Sept. 7, 3:00pm, Scotiabank Theatre, Cinema 9
Tue, Sept. 9, 4:15pm, Scotiabnak Theatre, Cinema 8
Fri, Sept. 12, 6:oopm, Scotiabnak Theatre, Cinema 3

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TIFF_Mula-sa-Kung-Ano-ang-NoonMula sa Kung Ano ang Noon (From What is Before)

On the eve of Marcos’ proclamation of martial law, a small village is visited by a series of strange, perhaps supernatural occurrences, in the new film from Filipino master Lav Diaz (Norte, the End of History).

Director: Lav Diaz

Principal Cast: Perry Dizon, Roeder Camañag, Hazel Orencio, Karenina Haniel, Joel Saracho, Reynan Abcede, Ching Valdes-Aran, Mailes Kanapi, Ian Lomongo, Noel Sto. Domingo, Evelyn Vargas, Bambi Beltran, Teng Mangansakan

SCREENINGS:
Sun, Sept. 7, 6:30pm, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 4
Sat, Sept. 13, 2:30pm, AGO Jackman Hall

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