"Ang Panggagahasa Kay Fe" at the Ateneo de Manila University
In celebration of the 150th year of the Ateneo de Manila University, the Sanggunian ng mga Mag-aaral presents Alvin Yapan's "Ang Panggagahasa kay Fe (The Rapture of Fe)" on September 15, 16 and 18, 2009 at the Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo Loyola Heights campus.
The movie stars critically acclaimed stage and film actress Irma Adlawan as Fe, a former OFW forced to come home due to the effects of the global financial crisis. TJ Trinidad stars opposite Ms. Adlawan as the young lover burdened by his responsibilities to his family.
Nonie Buencamino, meanwhile, is cast as the abusive husband.
Fe was one of the finalists in this year's Cinco: Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival by the Cultural Center of the Philippines and won the coveted Special Jury Prize.
The citation reads: "For its meditations on the plight of Filipino women in a provocative tale that blurs the boundaries between the mundane and the mysterious, the real
and the fantastic the Special Jury Prize is given to Fe for being exemplars of the possibilities of filmmaking."
The Sanggunian celebrates the collaboration of the Ateneo alumni, faculty and students who worked for the production of Fe as cast and crew. They are the following: Alvin Yapan, Alem Ang, Nonie Buencamino, Jerry Respeto, Gema Pamintuan, Morny de Guzman, Michael Son, Mariel Dionisio, Ariel Diccion, Ramil Plofino, Marco Ortiga, Gabriel Nacianceno, Carlo Chong and Meeyo Candelaria.
Catch Fe at the following dates:
Sept. 15, (Communication Arts Night)
Sept. 16, (Women and Gender Night) and
Sept. 18 (Humanities Night and Gala Night)
Show is at 6:00 p.m. Different keynote addresses related will be given before the show starts.
The Sanggunian is the sole autonomus student government of the Loyola Schools. Fe is part of Fiesta Ciento Cincuenta, the student inititatives for the 500 for 150, a fund-raising project for the Ateneo scholars.
Tickets are at Php. 150.00 each. Discounts will be given who will buy in bulk. For further inquiries, please text 0926.618.4820 or visit www.ateneosanggu.com.