World Narrative Features

El Chata ( The Sparring Partner)

Description

Although Samuel has plenty of talent to be a boxing champion, he seems destined to receive blows like a punching bag. Joe, his former coach, who is training a new prospect, decides to put him to test. Unable to feed his family and with temptations all over him, what he can only think about is getting back on the ring and prove himself and everybody else, that time in prison has changed him, and that he is determined to recover his family and win back his son affection.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
 Samuel………Alexon Duprey
 Susana……….Mariana Monclova
 Samuelito……José Gael Valentín
 Fabi…….Camila Monclova
 Papillón…..Modesto Lacen
 Joe…….Carlos Miranda

Director: Gustavo Ramos
Writer(s): Gustavo Ramos Perales
Producer(s): Gustavo Ramos, Carmen Diaz, 
Associate Producer: Annabelle Mullen
Cinematographer: Willie Berrios

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Respeto

Description

Hendrix dreams of hip-hop greatness, but he’s spiraling down a rabbit-hole of crime and poverty until he meets Doc, an old poet still haunted by his martial law past. Can they turn each other’s lives around before they’re swallowed by their circumstance? The film celebrates the power of verses. This movie is charged with music, rap and poetry expressing the era of violence in the Philippines today.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Abra
Dido de la Paz
Loonie
Chai Fonacier
Sylvester
Nor Domingo
Kate Alejandrino
Brian Arda
Thea Ystaroza

Director: Alberto Monteras II
Screenwriter: Njel de Mesa, Alberto Monteras II
Producer: Monster Jimenez
Line Producter: Kints Kintana
Cinematographer: Ike Avellana
Editor: Lawrence S.Ang
Production Design: Popo Diaz
Sound Design: Corinne De San Jose
Music: Jay Durias

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The Burial Of Kojo

Description

The Burial Of Kojo follows the story of Esi, as she recounts her childhood and the tumultuous relationship between her father, Kojo and her uncle, Kwabena. Through a magical realist lens and a series of bizarre dreams, Esi remembers the tragic accident caused by Kojo which killed Kwabena's bride on their wedding day. Kwabena in turn, devices a revenge plot 7 years later, knocking Kojo unconscious and leaving him in a mine to die. After the police are unable to find Kojo, Esi's bizarre dreams lead her to her father, but will she be too late?

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Cynthia Dankwa
Joseph Otsiman
Mamley Djangmah
Kobina Amissah-Sam
Ama K Abebrese

Director: Blitz Bazawule
Writer: Blitz Bazawule
Producers: Blitz Bazawule, Ama K Abebrese, Kwaku Obeng Boateng
Cinematographer: Michael Fernandez

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Three and a Half (Teen aur Aadha)

Description

The story of one house in three different eras in three long takes. 50 years ago it was divided between a school and an apartment, in which a boy struggles with being compelled to share a tiny room with his paralyzed grandfather. 20 years later it becomes home to a brothel, where a young unexploited concubine is dealing with her self- proclaimed “first” client. Today the home belongs to a soul-stirring 75-year-old couple who suddenly remember that they are in love.

Cast & Credits

Principal Cast
Jim Sarbh
Zoya Hussain
Suhasini Mulay
MK Raina
Anjum Rajabali
Aarya Dave

Crew

Written and Directed by - Dar Gai
Produced by - Dheer Momaya, Anurag Kashyap
Cinematography by - Aakash Raj
Edited by - Sanjana Vasudevan and Shubham Mehta
Music and score by - Vivienne Mort

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