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Filipino presence at the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival 2017

This year five Filipino films will be screened at the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 that will take place from October 25th – November 3rd, in Japan.

Ticket Sales Open: October 15, 2017 | 12:00 pm | Ticket Price ¥1500 (US$ 13,30 | PHP 680)

The Right to Kill (Tu Pug Imatuy) by Arnel Arbi Barbarona – Philippines | 90 – 2017
Asian Future Section

A hunting-fishing family lives deep the jungle on Mindanao. Their peaceful life ends when the army arrives in search of guerrillas. A tense, multi-award-winning film.

Schedule:
October 26th, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN9 – 21:05 pm
October 30th, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN3 – 10:50 am

Trailer:

 

The Portrait (Ang Larawan) by Loy Arcenas – Philippines | 2017 – 120 min.
Asian Future Section

Set in a mansion in Manila in 1941 just before the Pacific War, The Portrait is a romantic family-themed musical with brilliant singing by world-renowned musical stars.

Schedule:
October 30th, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN3 – 13:50 pm
October 31st, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN9 – 20:40 pm

Trailer:

 

Underground (Pailalim) by Daniel R. Palacio – Philippines | 2017 – 84 min.
World Focus Section

Underground by Daniel R. Palacio is a family drama that bridges the gap of the living and the dead. A story of struggle, survival and love in a place nobody could call home.

Schedule:
October 26th, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN2 – 12:00 pm
October 29th, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN8 – 12:00 pm

Trailer:

 

Kristo by HF Yambao – Philippines | 2016 – 92 min.
Crosscut Asia #4 – What’s next from Southeast Asia

To provide for his family, Boy works as a cockfight bet taker by day, and as a market vendor by night. This is his daily routine, until one fateful / faithful day.

Schedule:
October 27th, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN3 – 12:00 pm
November 1st, 2017 – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN6 – 18:30 pm

Trailer:

 

Will Your Heart Beat Faster? (Kakabakaba Ka Ba?) by Mike De Leon – Philippines | 1980 – 106 min.
Crosscut Asia #4 – What’s next from Southeast Asia

Two pairs of lovers unwittingly get entangled with warring Japanese and Chinese syndicates.

Schedule:
October 26th – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN3 – 12:00 pm
November 2nd – TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN6 – 18:00 pm

Trailer:

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