Asia On Screen 2018

Asia On Screen 2018 | 22-25 February 2018 | Greenbelt 3 Cinema 3

ASIA ON SCREEN 2018, the premier Asian film festival in Manila, returns to bring the best of independent Asian cinema this 22 to 25 February 2018 at Greenbelt 3 Cinemas, in Makati City.


ASIA ON SCREEN 2018 highlights the best of Asia’s burgeoning film industry. With its selection of carefully curated and critically-acclaimed independent movies, the festival provides an avenue to appreciate the region’s talent and to gain a deeper understanding of its diverse cultures. ASIA ON SCREEN 2018 is co-presented by Asia Society Philippines, Ayala Malls Cinemas, the Film Development Council of the Philippines, and Security Bank.


All films will be screened at Greenbelt 3 Cinema 3. Tickets are sold at or on-site at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas at Php150 per screening.


Joining this year’s festival are 10 films from nine countries that have toured international festivals and been critically acclaimed:


  • Above it All (Laos) paints a picture of the attitudes surrounding homosexuality in Laos’ Hmong minority.
  • You Mean The World To Me (Malaysia) captures the depths of love for family, even through - and especially during - difficult times.
  • The Wailing (South Korea) follows investigating officer Jong-Goo on his mission to capture the man behind the mysterious slew of murders in his village.
  • Apprentice (Singapore) explores the often debated, yet taboo issue of capital punishment.
  • How to Win at Checkers (Thailand) examines the joys and pains of growing up in contemporary Thailand through the eyes of an orphaned young boy.
  • Jackpot (Vietnam) warmly narrates the plight of a poor lottery saleswoman who discovers that one of her customers bought the winning ticket.
  • Women of the Weeping River (Philippines) offers a closer glimpse of the different discords and cultures of Mindanao through the perspectives of two women.
  • Mga Rebeldeng May Kaso (Philippines) follows a group of young indie filmmakers during the politically-charged, rapidly-changing epoch of the People Power Revolution of 1986.
  • Mother/Emma (Indonesia) tackles the traditions of Indonesia through the eyes of a mother struggling to find peace amidst her husband’s polygamy.
  • Lipstick Under My Burkha (India) chronicles three brave, hopeful Indian women who desire to break free from the chains of their conservative society.
AOS 2018 | Screening Schedule

Event Details

Thu 22 Feb 2018 - Sat 24 Feb 2018
10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Makati City

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