Friday, 7 July 2017

Gerry De Leon's Banaue: Stairway to the Sky Opens ToFarm 2017

Now on its second year, ToFarm Film Festival 2017 takes pride of  its 6 films finalists, with its theme "Planting Seeds of Change". This year's competition is set to open on the 11th of this month at Novotel Hotel, Ballroom 2 and 3. 

To kick off the festival, it will screen the 1975 Gerry de Leon’s film titled—‘Banaue: Stairway to the Sky’. The said film tells about an Ifugao tribe's quest for the ‘promised land. The movie headlines the one and only Superstar—Nora Aunor, Christopher de Leon, Johnny Delgado and Ronaldo Valdez.

The ToFarm Film 2017 official entries are: Victor Acedillo Jr.’s ‘Kamunggai’ (Malunggay), Topel Lee’s ‘Baklad’, Byron Bryant’s ‘Sinandomeng’, Joseph Abello’s ‘What Home Feels Like’, Jason Paul Laxamana’s ‘Instalado’, and Tara Illenberger’s ‘High Tide’. 

After the screening of the opening film, cocktails will be served. The directors and the stars of the six film-finalists will grace the occasion.

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ToFarm Film Festival 2017 runs from July 12-18, 2017 at SM Megamall, SM Manila, Greenbelt 1, Gateway, Robinsons Galleria & Robinsons Metro East

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