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Thursday, April 21, 2005

Salida Press Release

On April 23, 2005 the local film group SineBuano,
in cooperation with the management of Handuraw Café,
has scheduled a public screening of six critical indie
short films on digital format.
 Benjie Ordoñez, the group's executive director,
said the screening,which will be held at the café's lounge,
has aptly been dubbed the Salida and will present works
such as much talked-about Alingawngaw ng Punglo and
  Alingawngaw, produced by STExposure, is a controversial
expose of human rights abuses in the Southern Tagalog

Two of the people who were featured on the film were
murdered and killed during production.
 Binaliw, meanwhile, is written and directed by Kristoffer
Villarino, a Gawad CCP Awardee.
 The other films include The Witness, produced by
Sinebuano, Gabay: A Sinulog Video Documentary by Remton
Zuasola,Bitin na Pagibig by Victor Villanueva, the 2nd
prize winner of the M.O.V. Smart Shorts, and Theresa by
Norbert Elnar.
  "With Salida, we hope to provide our independent
filmmakers a stage for their creation," Ordoñez said.
 Salida will not be all films, however, as Urban Dub,
Smooth Friction, The Powerspoonz and Brownian Method are
taking part in the event sponsored by the
International Pharmaceuticals Inc.,,, AXS Access Value Card, Signa Modena,
93.1 Smash FM and Sun.Star Cebu.
 Handuraw Café is located at the Old Coaco bldg., 
MJ Cuenco St
., Mabolo, Cebu City. It starts at 8pm.


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