The 4th annual Brunei Movie Blitz will display 27 movies from world wide. The broadly in style worldwide screening programme encourages a various viewers to expertise nationwide cinema from completely different nations.
The 2020 Worldwide Screening programme began with Ano Ang Kulay Ng Nakalimutang Pangarap? (The Colors of Forgotten Dream) directed by Jose Javier Reyes. The movie is one in every of his most persuasive examinations of middle-class guilt. Involved with loyalty, previous age and mortality, the movie introduced reminiscences and tears on the screening in Mahakarya Institute of the Arts Asia.
Philippine Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Christopher B Montero and members of the Embassy of the Philippines in Brunei Darussalam attended.
A Filipino attendee mentioned, “There are lots of of those tales again within the Philippines. As abroad Filipino staff (OFWs), the movie raised questions surrounding the sacrifices we make, and the way a lot of it’s price it. We cried as a result of it occurs. It’s the actuality.”
Brunei Movie Blitz Content material Director Dr Alex Fischer mentioned, “Director Reyes is a grasp of weaving a posh narrative along with easy cinematic strategies. This story proposes a major ethical dilemma magnified by the sudden conclusion of the movie. That is the aim of the Brunei Movie Blitz programming – to showcase non-commercial and at instances contemplative cinema.”
Different movies screened on the Filipino Movie Appreciation Day had been Kanana Kanu – a quasi-ethnographic/drama exploring the Kalinga tribes of the Philippines; Ang Babae Sa Likod Ng Mambabatok – a documentary about Wang Od, the final surviving tattoo artist aged 100; the tragically uplifting melodrama Bamboo Flowers; and horror movie T’yanak.