OFW Movie “Lawas Kan Pinabli” to be shown at Cinema Rehiyon 2012 in Bacolod City

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OFW Movie “Lawas Kan Pinabli” will be shown at CINEMA REHIYON Movie Festival in Bacolod City. The CINEMA REHIYON is a four day event (February 8  – 11, 2012) which features independent films set in various regions of the Philippines.  Lawas Kan Pinabli is scheduled for showing on February 11, 2012, Saturday, 10 AM  at Robinsons Movieworld Cinema 6. Admission is free.

BACOLLYWOOD: CINEMA REHIYON is the first national film festival that gives premium on movies created outside of Metro Manila, dubbed the other Philippines. The film festival features short and full feature films reflective of our diverse local cultures, produced by emerging Filipino filmmakers and set in various regions of the Philippines. It is a non-competition film festival that aims the spotlight on the film communities that are growing  rapidly across the nation.

Cinema Rehiyon is a National Independent Film and Video Art Festival which is a pilot project of the National Commission of Culture and the Arts. Bacollywood, on the other hand, is the Negros component of the festival. It has brought together stakeholders, professionals and students of the growing independent filmmaking movement in Negros. Bacollywood is proud to host Cinema Rehiyon 2012, on its fourth year.

Negros has contributed significantly to the development of alternative cinema in the Philippines and has become one of the fertile training grounds that inspire not only the making of films but the pursuit of a way of thinking that liberates rather than constricts.

As a stamp of affirmation, Bacolod City will be the venue for the 2012 It has become a venue for discourse and creative learning, as well as the proponent of Cine de Barrio which will make the films accessible to the larger public through screenings in public viewing venues of key barangays in the city. Also, the emerging art form recognized internationally as Video Art Installation will be an interesting new component of the festival.

BACOLLYWOOD: CINEMA REHIYON 2012 will be held in Robinson’s Place-Bacolod on February 8-11, 2012. Films will be shown in both commercial cinemas and in barangay public venues through Cine de Barrio. The festival will be graced by filmmakers from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Admission is free for all film screenings and each schedule will be followed by interaction with the film directors. The Video Art Installation will be open to the public on various locations for a month following the festival proper.


  1. http://www.cinemarehiyon.com/
  2. http://www.cinemarehiyon.com/Cinema-Rehiyon-2012-Schedule.pdf
  3. http://lawaskanpinabli.moonfruit.com/
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