Inspired by Leo Tolstoy’s short story “God Sees the Truth but Waits,” the film, “Ang Babaeng Humayo” is about a woman imprisoned for decades for a crime she didn’t commit and is out to exact revenge. It is directed by the award-winning visionary director Lav Diaz co-produced by Diaz’s Sine Olivia and ABS-CBN’s indie film arm, Cinema One Originals.
“Ang Babaeng Humayo” has Charo Santos Concio, ABS-CBN chief content officer, playing lead in the nearly four hour-long film shot mostly in her hometown Calapan in the island province of Mindoro.
It also stars ABS-CBN prized talent and hailed as one of the best Filipino actors of his generation, John Lloyd Cruz.
The film is considered Santos-Concio’s return to the big screen after 17 years of absence.
The special screenings are only on November 19 and 20. For the theater list, visit their website /www.tfc-usa.com/abh/
In Nomine Matris (In The Name of the Mother)
In the heart of Metro Manila, Mara (Liza Diño), a young dance protégé seeks to land the principal part of a dance company about to embark on a tour. On her quest to land the coveted break, a series of events turned her sense of meaning upside down, and is faced with a life changing decision. She turns to her mentor Mercedes (Clara Ramona) and her mother Ava (Tami Monsod) as she searches for answers in the beautifully loud and endlessly moving world she lives in.
Two Screenings Only: 1:30 PM, 7:15 PM
General Admission: $16.00
Special Donor Ticket: $50.00 [Includes admission to Reception at 5:15 PM with Will Fredo and Liza Diño + reserved seats for 7:15 screening]
Come to the screening and support the Fourth Filipino American International Book Festival/ PAWA.
For more details, photos, trailers, and to purchase tickets, please visit their website www.filbookfestival.org.