3rd Sine Kabataan Short Film Competition – 2019 Finalists

SineKabataanlogo2019We present the finalists of the 3rd Sine Kabataan Short Film Competition which will be shown during the Pista Ng Pelikulang Pilipino (September 13th – 19th, 2019) in Philippines.

About the Competition:
The Sine Kabataan Short Film Competition gives a platform to all aspiring young filmmakers and provides an opportunity to expose their fresh talents. This serves to encourage the youth to develop their creativity and originality in story-telling, touching on important issues of today as perceived by the youth. The finalists’ entries will be shown in all theaters nationwide on September 2019 during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino.


Atchoy by Regin De Guzman

Sa laro ng buhay, lahat ata nakaranas maging taya. Kung saan ang lahat ay ikaw ang habol at iniiwasan. Kung saan ang lahat ay hindi ka tanggap at patuloy kang iniiwan. Ang pinakamasakit atang mangyari sa laro ng isang bata ay ang maging taya. At ako ang Atchoy, ng buhay na hindi ko man lang naranasang takbuhin.




Baon by Czareena Rozhiell Malasig

An innocent boy’s greatest dream of being a policeman is ruined by a new rule being implemented by the state. This makes him a policeman aspirant to a young criminal.




Chok by Richard Jeroui Salvadico & Arlie Sweet Sumagaysay

The chalks of a teacher mysteriously disappear. As she discovers who the culprit is, her life and perception changes.




Kalakalaro by Rodson Verr C. Suarez

A less-fortunate child playfully finds his way to experience how to become real kid again.




Kanlungan by Leslie Ann Ramirez

Si Ani ay pitong taong gulang na pangkaraniwang bata. Sa kabila ng pagiging masiyahin niya sa loob ng kanilang tahanan kapiling ang kanyang lola, nagkukubli ang sakit na pilit niyang ikinukubli sa kangyang mga ngiti.




Magna by Geoffrey Jules Solidum

Despite all the preparations and safety measures, no one is safe from eager, cunning thieves.




Pinggu, pwede na? by elle Marie Ubas & Johanna Valdez

A depressed teenager lets a stuffed toy penguin and a paper-filled jar decide when she’s going to end her life.




Tinay by Andre Jacques Fallari Tigno & Angelo Fernando

Ito ang kwento sa isang bahay-ampunan kung saan ang mga magulang ang inaampon at hindi ang mga bata.




Toto, tawag ka ng ate mo by Mary Franz Salazar

A young boy who’s named Toto calls a college student girl named Esme as “Ate” or big sister. Through Esme and her mother’s conversation from the phone leads the real truth behind why Esme let him call “ate” instead of its original title.


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