MANILA, PHILIPPINES — After more than two years, the CCP Arthouse Cinema finally will have its on-site film screening, featuring award-winning films by National Artist Lino Brocka, on April 22, 2022, at the Tanghalang Manuel Conde.
To celebrate the birth month of the late National Artist, there will be a special screening of Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim at 1pm, followed by Insiang at 4pm.
In Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim (109 minutes), Turing who works in a printing press signs a contract agreeing not to participate in any labor union. When a strike begins, he refuses to support his colleagues. As a result, Turing and his pregnant wife find themselves alone and without help, leading Turing to become involved in a robbery.
Insiang follows the story of a young girl living with her mother in the slums of Manila. Her life becomes unbearable when her mother’s young boyfriend moves in with them.
Limited seats will be available for this on-site screening so it is advisable to pre-register (https://forms.gle/ZJTshJoNb3HHRE4m7). Those who will watch the films will get a limited copy of the Scenes Reclaimed catalog.
Both films will also be available worldwide from April 23 to 29 on CCP Vimeo Channel. To watch these films for free, go to vimeo.com/showcase/ccparthousecinema.