Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sine Bahaghari

Sine Bahaghari—Philippine LGBT cinema
for National Arts Month 2012

January 31, 2012

Akei with PinoyG4M and Pelikula Tumblr will screen notable Philippine LGBT films, including two by National Artist for Film Lino Brocka, as an independent contribution to National Arts Month this February 2012. All screenings are free and open to the public.

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11 February 2012 | Saturday

Opening Night at Chef’s Bistro

5 PM | Next Attraction (2008)
7 PM | Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa (2011)

Chef’s Bistro is located at 94 Scout Gandia Street, near the corner of Tomas Morato, Quezon City.

18 February 2012 | Saturday

Special screening: Brocka & the Bakla
UPFI Film Center Videotheque

How has the bakla, the Filipino male homosexual identity, evolved in Philippine society? In two films, we discover how National Artist for Film Lino Brocka explores and exposes the bakla, touching on class, effeminacy and the closet.

Screenings at 2pm and 5pm.

The UPFI Film Center Videotheque is in the campus of the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

24 February 2012 | Friday
Cinema is Incomplete


Cinema is Incomplete is located at 117-C Anonas Extension, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City.

25 February 2012 | Saturday


Kanto is located at The Collective, 7274 Malugay Street, San Antonio Village, Makati.


Akei Gender & Sexuality Working Group
Akei believes positive change grows from the learning individual. We incubate ideas, spearhead initiatives & mobilize networks to advance institutions & communities in the Philippines.

PJ Salenda
Mobile: +63 918 942 8513

PinoyG4M is an online message board for Filipino and Philippine-based gay and bisexual men.  The site aims to provide a venue for conversation and exchange of ideas among its members; providing a venue for friendship, a sense of community, and a sounding board for opinions and  concerns of gay men regarding current issues and trends facing not just the LGBT community, but society in general.

Jade Tamboon
Mobile: +63 915 303 6322

Pelikula Tumblr
A film blog that discusses pretty much everything from Justin Beiber’s Never Say Never, Booba to Akira Kurosawa and auteur theory… just as long as we have the time.

Sa ka-bisihan, narito ang opisyal na press release for Sine Bahaghari.

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