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Sine Bahaghari presents ‘Lovebirds’ by Roni Bertubin

Lovebirds (2008)

Director: Ronaldo Bertubin

A young man found love with his Spanish chatmate who decided to fly to Manila and meet him. The chatmate turned out to be another man, to the surprise and disbelief of the former’s conservative mother. This romantic-comedy stars Joseph Izon, Andrés Alexis, Tommy Abuel, and Boots Anson-Roa.

Lovebirds was screened at the Chicago International Film Festival, Mostra Valencia International Film Festival, and the Wildsound Film Festival.

Lovebirds will be screened on Friday, 24 February at Cinema is Incomplete.

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Sine Bahaghari presents ‘Little’ and ‘Babae’ by Sigrid Bernardo

Little (2009)

Directed by: Sigrid Andrea Bernardo

Jose, nicknamed “Little”, turns his back on his father and the family farm for a bigger life in Manila. Yet all best laid plans don’t quite work out as he intends.

Little is a story about masculinity, love, and family. A touching and humorous look at the maturation of a provincial boy and his blooming romance.

Babae (2005)

Directed by: Sigrid Andrea Bernardo

Babae (Woman) is a coming of age story of two women set in the city slum community beside railroad tracks. They became bestfriends, shared dreams and eventually started a family when a child accidentally entered their lives.

Babae won Best Director award in Cinemalaya 2005 and Best Short Film in Festival Internazionale di Cinema Gaylesbico e Queer Culture di Milano, also in 2005.

Little and Babae will be screened on Saturday, 25 February 2012 at Kanto.

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