Sinag Maynila 2019: Full-length, short, and documentary entries, unveiled

New films from Joselito Altarejos, Zig Dulay, and more.

Sinag Maynila 2019 unveils its film roster
Sinag Maynila 2019 Film Festival
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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 unveils its film roster

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.

Stay tuned for more information.