GANAP NA BABAE (Garden of Eve) at the UP Film Institute

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2011-03-08 18:30
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In celebration of the International Women's Day on March 8, HUBO Productions in association with U.P. Sigma Alpha Nu Sorority (Manila) present, a film about women by women directors, GANAP NA BABAE (Garden of Eve).

***** The screening will have ENGLISH subtitles. *****

♥ U.P. Diliman Film Center / 08 March 2011 / Door Opens 6:30PM / Price: Php80.00 / Contact: +63.917.520.4826 for ticket inquiries / Box-office tickets available at the door, 1hr before the screening. ♥

Additional Screening:
♥ U.P. Los Banos DL Umali Hall / 10 March 2011 / 2 Screenings, 5pm and 8pm / Door Open TBA / Price: Php80.00 / UPLB Screening Contact: 0917.607.5793 for ticket inquiries / Box-office tickets available at the door, 1hr before the screening. ♥

The screenings benefit the charity organization "Women’s Day Off".

"Women's Day Off" is a Quezon City based women oriented non-government organization focusing on the working class women and trains women leaders for livelihood & technical programs. They have a vision of having a call center where women can seek legal help.

Support Philippine Cinema! Support Filipina Artists!

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Release Date: 2010-2011

Genre: Drama

Studio: HUBO Productions

Description: GARDEN OF EVE (Ganap na Babae) is a film about women by women directors.

Plot Outline: A mother, two sisters, and a widow come together to tell their stories about womanhood. A woman (Mercedes Cabral) shares her soul as a prostitute in front of the camera. A survivor, she looks back at her life as a mother. Milagros (Sue Prado) and Elena (Jam Pérez) are sisters tilling camote (sweet potato) in a dry land. Poverty provokes Elena to migrate as a mail-order bride in Japan while Milagros stays to take care of the family. Eos (Boots Anson Roa) is a widow who falls in love with a younger man, Rodrigo (Rome Mallari). They try to make the relationship work amidst the pressure of their family and the society. Three stories are interwoven to see the plight of Filipino women from the sensitive eyes of three contemporary women directors.

Awards: Selected Opening Film, Cinemalaya 2010

Starring: Mercedes Cabral, Sue Prado, Jam Pérez, Rome Mallari, Boots Anson Roa

Directed By: Rica Arevalo, Ellen Ramos, Sarah Roxas

Written By: Rica Arevalo, Ellen Ramos, Sarah Roxas (Sarah Roxas' screenplay is based on an article, "Minsan May Isang Puta" by Mike Portes)

Screenplay By: Rica Arevalo, Ellen Ramos, Sarah Roxas

Produced By: Greg Macaraeg, Will Fredo

Website http://www.hubo.asia/

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