Cineatenista ‘21: On Stories of Hope, Faith, and Camaraderie
True to its adage, the pandemic did not hinder
the Ateneo Filmmakers’ Society (AFS)
of the Ateneo de Davao University- Senior High School
in offering its first-ever digital Film Festival
this February 25 to 26.
In partnership with the AFS,
we present to you the student film entries to the
Cineatenista ‘21: Mga Istorya sa Paglaum, Pagsalig,
Catch the premiere of these films through the
AFS Youtube Channel: youtube.com/ateneofilmmakerssociety .
Awarding will be on February 27, 5:30 PM via Facebook live through https://www.facebook.com/AdDUSHSFormation .
The films are free for viewing, but AFS highly encourages everyone to pitch in any amount of generosity to #SupportLasiwwai, particularly the pupils from the Lasiwwai Learning Institute.
Donations are open until February 28 and you may also follow https://twitter.com/ashs_afs for other details.
by Allyssa Casas and Louis Dalagan Starring: Eiseley Eres and Chezka Piñero SYNOPSIS: A struggling student finds comfort in the presence of someone she met through their school learning management system.
by Jirah Palma Featuring Chad Liston SYNOPSIS: A young nurse is filled with regrets about a loving mother he took for granted.
by Zuhri Porza & Kobe Vitug Starring: Nathea Gail Mangahas and Don Mc Rey Parone SYNOPSIS: Disheartened by a series of unfortunate events, an embittered teen finds herself connecting with a free-spirited stranger online.
by Eireeka Garillos; Asst. Director: Aaron Macias Starring: Jhustin Galera, Angelica Florida, Mariah Lacorte SYNOPSIS: As the state of the country continues to dwindle and decay, the desperation for survival continues to ensue. Nothing could be any truer for Adam, who finds an unconventional and other-worldly solution to fill her unending hunger that would prove to be the ultimate test of her morals and sense of compassion.
He Who Made Me His Home
by Jayvee Justalero; Asst. Director: Leila Hamdain Starring: Yuan Mapayo, Jonathan Fuñe, Felian Marish Ometer, and Jayvee Justalero SYNOPSIS: A former love interest who unexpectedly returned to Eldy’s life. Will Eldy rekindle his old infatuation, or will he choose to stay with the guy who has been there all along?
The Art of Hearts
by Carlos Dean and Kellyn Odiong Starring: CHALSEA CUEVAS and CHAD LISTON SYNOPSIS: A graduating senior high student, ELIZA, aiming for a med school scholarship program, struggles to balance her family, work, and social life. She then meets JAKE, a college fine arts student, who she helps to find meaning in art and in love.
by Jimmy Lei Bernales Starring: Arlene de Jesus, Sherezza de Jesus, John Michael Abangan and Princess Angelique Callejo SYNOPSIS: Mystery unfolds in the trail of a night when strange, paranormal events follow Iris as she comes to terms with the image of her fears and her family's long-forgotten history.
by John Lesther Alonsagay, Avery Clyde Dimasuhid Starring: Giancarlo Ezekiel Ratilla, Key Marie Alutaya, Connie Jay Gargalicano SYNOPSIS: Kokoy, a 5-year old inquisitive boy, dwells on the idea on how his environment had changed. Everyone wore masks, shields, and people became distant. As a young kid, he finds it hard to understand the circumstance that also affected his mom's presence.