A film fest about Filipino values? What novel idea!
Sine Halaga had a successful inaugural run a couple of weeks ago. Film critic Emil Hofileña joins Armand to discuss their favorite short films from the fest, many of which feature aswangs and tikbalangs.
About today’s guest
Emil Hofileña is a film critic whose work has been published in Rogue, Young STAR, Philippine Daily Inquirer, and Out of Print, among other publications. He served as a juror at the FAMAS from 2018 and 2019.
About Sine Halaga
From their page: Sine Halaga (The NCCA Filipino Values Film Festival) gives a platform to all filmmakers to tell beautiful stories depicting Filipino values in contemporary films.
Links mentioned in the episode 🔗
- Dispatch notes from Sine Halaga 2021
- Sine Halaga’s Facebook Page
- Armand on Twitter @armanddc
- Emil on Twitter @emilhofilena
- Emil Reviews Things