Renowned Filipino Filmmakers through the lens of Oscar Orengo

Instituto Cervantes, in celebration of the 8th edition of Película, launched a photo exhibit featuring several fundamental figures of the contemporary Philippine cinema last October 6, 2009 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).

Brilliante Mendoza

Dubbed as “Eksena: Mga Sineastang Pilipino (Filipino Filmmakers),” the exhibit displays the work of renowned Spanish photographer Oscar Orengo. On display are photographs of 44 Filipino directors and actors. Top-billing the exhibit are photos of award winning and renowned local directors like Peque Gallaga, Jose Javier Reyes, Eddie Romero, Joel Lamangan, Maryo J. delos Reyes, Brilliante Mendoza and Jeffrey Jeturian. The younger directors such as Erik Matti and John Torres are also included.

Celso Ad Castillo

Mario O' Hara

Raya Martin

Elwood Perez

 With Oscar Orengo at the launch of "Eksena"

“Eksena: Mga Sineastang Pilipino (Filipino Filmmakers)” is open to the public (FREE ADMISSION) and will run at CCP until October 31, 2009. The event is organized by Instituto Cervantes, in cooperation with the National Historical Institute, Spanish Embassy in the Philippines, AECID, Ministerio de Cultura of Spain, Filmoteca del Ministerio de AA.EE. de España, Cine en Construccion, Spanish Program for Cultural Cooperation, Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day, LRT, MRT, Cultural Center of the Philippines, College of St.Benilde, Greenbelt and Ayala Malls Cinemas.  Special thanks to Dusit Thani Manila - the official hotel residence, Qatar Airways - the official airline, Jaguar – the official luxury car and welovepost - the official post and design boutique.

Other sponsors are Alba Restaurante Español, Barcelo Café, Espa-fil, Tapella, Bai Capture, Icon Graphics, PostManila, Tooth Fairy productions, Mapfre Insular Insurance Corp., and Embajada de Mexico.  Media partners: Event Ads, Lifestyle Asia, Lifestyle Travel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business Mirror and Yo Card (Print). ClickTheCity.com and Spot.ph (Online).  UR 105.9 and RJ 100.3 (Radio).

For more information, contact Instituto Cervantes de Manila at 526 1482 or visit http://manila.cervantes.es or www.pelicula.ph.
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