Joel Lamangan’s “Burgos” will close the 9th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition on August 3, 9 p.m. at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
“Burgos” is Jonas Burgos, farmer-activitist, who was abducted by four men and a woman six years ago on April 28, 2007.
The film chronicles the spiral of events that sends his family into years of yearning,
loss, and never ending hope.
Written by Ricardo Lee, “Burgos” stars by Lorna Tolentino who plays Edita Burgos, Jonas’ mother, Tirso Cruz III, Allen Dizon, Rocco Nacino, Dimples Romana, Ina Feleo, Bangs Garcia and Kerbie Zamora.
Cinemalaya opened July 26 and will conclude on Sunday, August 4 with the awarding ceremonies at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo.
For more information, please call CCP Media Arts at tel. No. 832-1125 local 1704-1705 and the CCP Box Office at tel. no. 832-3704.