The fifth iteration of Solar Entertainment’s local film fest, Sinag Maynila, has been announced. Solar’s unveiling kicked off at The Podium, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, where filmmakers showed off their entries.
This year, Sinag Maynila continues its work to exhibit films that “not only inspires but educates and enlightens Filipino movie audiences”.
Check out the full list of Sinag Maynila 2019 entries after the bump.
Sinag Maynila 2019 Entries: Full-length films
This year, Sinag Maynila showcases films in three different categories: full-length films, short films, and documentaries.
We’ve listed all the full-length entries below, including Zig Dulay’s Akin Ang Korona and Joselito Altarejos’ Jino to Mari. Check out the full list of entries below.
Akin Ang Korona, directed by Zig Dulay
Jesusa, directed by Ronald Carballo
Jino to Mari, directed by Joselito Altarejos
Pailalim, directed by Daniel Palacio
Persons of Interest, directed by Ralston G. Jover
Sinag Maynila 2019 Entries: Short films
Sinag Maynila also screens ten short entries this year. Check out the full list of short entries included in this year’s lineup.
Bisperas, directed by Ralph Quincena
Dana Jung, directed by John Rogers
Dude, Pare, Bro, directed by Lora Cerdas
Kilos, directed by Marjon Santos
Kiss, directed by Harlene Bautista
Marian, directed by Brian Patrick Lim
Memories of the Rising Sun, directed by Lawrence Fajardo
Nagmamahal, Sal, directed by Jeff Subrabas
Ngiti ni Nazareno, directed by Louie Ignacio
Panaghoy, directed by Alvin Baloloy
Sinag Maynila 2019 Entries: Documentaries
Sinag Maynila will showcase six feature-length documentaries. All six are listed below.
Andap, directed by Calista Allyson Geronima and Roma Mangahas
At Home, directed by Arjanmar H. Rebeta
Entablado, directed by Lie Rain Clemente and Nori Jane Isturis
Hope Spots, directed by Joseph Dominic Cruz
Hyatt: Mga Kuwento, Lihim, at Katotohanan, directed by Jayvee V. Bucait
Tata Pilo, directed by Dexter Macaraeg
Sinag Maynila 2019: Festival date and other info
Sinag Maynila 5 opens on on April 3, with the opening film “Lakbayan”, a three-part omnibus film by Brillante Mendoza, Lav Diaz and National Artist for Film Kidlat Tahimik.
The official theater partners of the Festival are SM Cinema North Edsa, SM Cinema Megamall, SM Cinema Manila, Gateway Cineplex, FDCP Cinematheque Manila, Cinema Centenario, Cinema 76 San Juan, Cinema 76 Anonas, and Black Maria Cinema.