Brillante Mendoza Film Festival set in July-A A +A
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
ANGELES CITY -- SM City Clark will showcase the award-winning films of independent film director Brillante Mendoza on July 12 and 13 at the mall’s Event Center.
SM City Clark public relations officer Venus Manalang said the project aims to educate and open the minds of every Filipino, the young and old alike, on the so-called indie films and how its story reflects the true face of the society.
“It is a joint project of Ms. Millie Dizon, Vice President for Marketing Communications Group and Publicity, and director Brillante Mendoza, the first ever internationally acclaimed Asian Film Director to win the 62nd Cannes Film Festival,” Manalang said.
Mendoza is a native of this city and has directed nine films since 2005.
He won the award for Best Director for his film “Kinatay” at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. His latest film "Lola" won the best film award at the 6th Dubai International Film Festival.
Brillante Mendoza Film Festival will consist of a two day film showing that will showcase his works.
“We will also have a grand launch on July 12, 2012, 4 p.m. at the Event Centre. Press conference will be on July 13 at 12 noon,” Mendoza.
The Brillante Mendoza Film Festival will be shown in other malls with next stop set at Cavite.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on July 10, 2012.