Have your movie dates at the CCP Arthouse Cinema with its free film screenings every Thursdays and Saturdays of October. All screenings will be at the Tanghalang Manuel Conde (CCP Dream Theater).
Celebrating the LGBT History Month, the movie day on October 17, Thursday, starts with the screening of Cinemalaya 2005 Special Jury Prize winner, “Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros” by Auraeus Solito at 2pm; followed by Cinemalaya 2013 Best Screenplay winner “Quick Change” by Eduardo Roy, Jr.
“Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros” is a coming-of-age film about a gay teen who is torn between his love for a young cop and his loyalty to his family; while “Quick Change” explores transgender community in Manila.
For the Pelicoolab: Gawad Alternatibo Specials on October 26, Saturday, director Rox Lee takes the spotlight. The Pelicoolab program draws inspiration from early, hard-to-find works of Gawad alternatibo filmmakers and winners who made their mark in the Philippine cinema.
At 2pm, watch the films by the featured filmmaker — “Ekis,” “Tronong Ginto,” “Manila Scream,” “Juan Gapang,” “Words and Outtakes,” “Moron’s Hobbies,” and “Spit.”
The movie date continues with the screening of the 31st Gawad Alternatibo animation winners – “Noli” by Rodnie Bolivar, “Pot” by Carl Papa, “Bagabag” by Haidee Salanguste, “Work in Progress” by Philex Angelo Merano, and “7:17” by Jennifer Aspiras.
All screenings are open to the public. For more information, call the CCP Film, Broadcast and New Media Division at 832-1125, local 1705 and 1712. Or you can visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.