``Saving Sally`` competed in the Metro Manila Film Festival last December.


Filipino films part of Orient Express competition


MANILA – Three Philippine independent movies will vie for honors at the 37th Oporto International Flm Festival in Oporto, Portugal

Also known as Fantasporto, the movie festival will run from February 24 to March 7.

“Saving Sally” of Avid Liongoren and “Roderick Cabrido’s Tuos” will compete for the top honors in the main competition while “Pamilya Ordinaryo” will be showcased in the Director’s Week category.

“Saving Sally” was one of the films that competed in the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) last December.

All three movies will be part of the Orient Express competition.

Fantasporto is a “festival filled with personality,” according to its website and the film festival is open to “all kinds of films, all genres, all audiences, but with a special taste for fantasy.”

The festival’s mission is “to promote high quality independent cinema and a new generation of filmmakers”. It is considered as one of the 25 leading festivals of the world, according to reports. GAC/Expat Media


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