Posts tagged "Ma’ Rosa"

The 60th BFI London Film Festival

60th BFI London Film Festival October 5th-16th, 2016 Various London Venues by Joanna Orland The 60th BFI London Film Festival played like a ‘Best Of’ the 2016 international film festivals.  Opening with Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom and closing with Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire, the festival showcased some of the year’s most buzzed about films.  […]

BFI London Film Festival: Ma’ Rosa

Ma’ Rosa Directed by Brillante Ma MendozaStarring Jaclyn Jose and Julio Diaz LFF Screening October 6th, 9th, 2016 by Joanna Orland Ma’ Rosa was a sensation at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, winning best acting accolades for lead actress Jaclyn Jose as matriarch Rosa.  Auteur Filipino director Brillante Ma Mendoza harshly depicts what it means […]