“Ma’ Rosa” is currently showing at the 60th BFI (British Film Institute) London Film Festival in the United Kingdom, from Oct. 5 to 16. It is the only Filipino entry in the lineup included in the “Debate” section.
Ma’ Rosa, which won Jaclyn Jose the Best Actress award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, was recently chosen as the Philippines’ official entry to the Best Foreign Language Film category in the upcoming 2017 Oscars.
There are nine Filipino delegates to the 21st Busan International Film Festival (IFF)
*Read 9 PH films in Busan
Filipino films to be shown in A Window on Asian Cinema are: Brillante Mendoza’s “Ma’ Rosa,” Ato Bautista’s “Expressway” and Anton Juan’s “Woven Wings of Our Children.”