1st Abrenian Heritage Film Festival – Opening and Closing Films

abrenianopenclosefilms19The 1st Abrenian Heritage Film Festival will open with the screening of Himpapawid (Manila Skies) by Raymond Red and close activities with the screening of Ma’Rosa by Brillante Mendoza. The festival will take place on September 28th & 29th at the Oval Era Cinemas in Bengued City, Abra Province (Philippines). Admission Price is $150 pesos.

Opening Film – September 28th (Saturday) – 1:00 pm

Manila Skies

Himpapawid (Manila Skies) by Raymond Red – Philippines | 2009

Inspired by a true news account, this is the astounding story of a lone deranged hijacker who has struggled to survive in the chaos of modern Philippine society. (IMDb)




Closing Film – September 29th (Sunday) – 3:00 pm


Ma’ Rosa by Brillante Ma Mendoza – Philippines | 2016 – 110 minutes

Ma’ Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenience store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small amounts of narcotics on the side. One day, they get arrested. Rosa and her children are ready to do anything to buy her freedom from the corrupt police. (IMDb)




For more information please visit the official FB Page of the festival: Abrenian Heritage Film Festival

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