Another Pinoy first

LOS ANGELES—Raya Martin’s “Independencia” was selected as an entry in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival in May. The selection is one for the Philippine cinema history books since the movie, set in early 20th century Philippines and starring Sid Lucero, Tetchie Agbayani and Alessandra de Rossi, is the first Filipino film entered in Cannes’ sidebar for young talent and innovative, audacious works.

Many Philippine films are having a great exposure internationally, i hope it will continue. Let us support Pinoy Indie films.

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