Here’s the screening schedule of Sine Direk feature-length films at the UP Film Institute. Sine Direk is composed of six feature-length films and part of the fund raising efforts of the Nagkakaisang Manggagawa ng Pelikulang Pilipino.
JOEL LAMANGAN’S FUSCHIA
SEP 22 TUE, 5PM
Main Cast: Armida Siguion-Reyna, Eddie Garcia, Gloria Romero, Robert Arevalo
Mameng, an elderly woman causes a big scandal in a small community when she takes in her terminally ill husband who left her for 40years while still living with her current partner, her husband’s best friend. But even as gossip surrounds her, she begins to find the strength within herself to speak out against the town’s corrupt mayor.
SOXY TOPACIO’S DED NA SI LOLO
SEP23 WED, 5PM
Main Cast: BJ Forbes, Dick Israel, Elizabeth Oropesa, Gina Alajar, Manilyn Reynes, Roderick Paulate
A large dysfunctional family gathers together to mourn the death of the family patriarch. But getting in the way of their genuine grief are a bunch of superstitions about the dead, and the family’s inability to deal with their issues in a civilized way.
LORE REYES’ LITSONERO
SEP 24 THU, 5PM
Main Cast: Karylle , Maricel Laxa, Michael de Mesa, Paolo Contis
An accomplished chef returns to the country from Macau. Accused of forgetting his roots, he is faced with a challenge from his uncle: make the best lechon, or suffer the consequences.
PEQUE GALLAGA’S AGATON & MINDY
SEP 26 SAT, 5PM
Main Cast: Chase Vega, Cherie Gil, Desiree Del Valle, Dina Bonnevie, Louse de los Reyes, Pilita Corales
Agaton & Mindy is a coming-of-age story about 2 young dance scholars. A timid young man and an impulsive girl being urged by their teacher to tap into their wild sides for inspiration, and eventually falling in love amidst interventions.
MARYO J. DE LOS REYES’ KAMOTENG KAHOY
SEP 28 MON, 5PM
Main Cast: Nash Aguas, Robert Villar Jr., Sharlene San Pedro, Yul Servo
A sudden outbreak has consumed a small town in Bohol, where people and children have been harmed of a deadly poison. The culprit, cassava cakes made by an elderly woman who may have accidentally used a pesticide in her cooking.
MEL CHIONGLO’S BENTE
SEP29 TUE, 5PM
Main Cast: Emilio Garcia, Iza Calzado, Jinggoy Estrada, Richard Gomez, Snooky Serna
A corrupt mayor summons one of his bodyguards to assassinate an overly critical radio commentator and a student activist on the run with his girlfriend.
SINE DIREK CULMINATION
SEP30 WED 5PM ONWARDS