The Second Cebuano Cinema Conference

| February 17, 2014

The USC Graduate School in Cinema Studies with the Cebuano Studies Center will conduct The Second Cebuano Cinema Conference : Developments in Cebuano Film Research, a two-day event that will take place on February 28 and March 1, 2014, at Casa Gorordo and the Eduardo Aboitiz Development Studies Center, Lopez Jaena Street.

This year’s conference will begin with a free outdoor screening of the phenomenal 1969 Badlis sa Kinabuhi, starring Gloria Sevilla and Mat Ranilo Jr. and winner for best film at the 1969 Asian Film Festival, at Casa Gorordo this February 28.

On March 1 at the Plenary Hall of the Eduardo Aboitiz Development Studies Center, Cinema Studies students, faculty and guest-speakers will deliver talks on the history and developments of Cebuano Cinema. The culmination is a rare screening of Eugene Labella’s 1974 Aliyana Ang Enkantada followed by a discussion about the director’s work.

For more information, email inquiries to (email), or call 0932.456.6038 (mobile), or the USC Fine Arts Department landline 230-0100 loc. 802 (landline).

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1st Day

Outdoor Screening: “Badlis sa Kinabuhi” this 28 February 2014, at Casa Gorordo garden* Lopez Jaena Street

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration**, self guided tour of Casa Gorordo

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm ReceptionÂ

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Introductions to the Conference and to the film- legacy of Gloria Sevilla & Mat Ranilo Jr.

6:30 pm – 8: 00 pm Screening of the 1969 film “Badlis Sa Kinabuhi”.

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Open Forum with Ms. Suzette Ranillo, and Awarding of Special Recognition to Mdme. Gloria Sevilla


*Seating is casual “picnic-style”, audience are welcome to bring mats, blankets, stools, etc.

**The Screening is FREE and open to the general public.


2nd Day

Academic Conference this 1 March 2014, at Plenary Hall, 6th floor Eduardo Aboitiz Development Studies Center Lopez Jaena Street

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration*

9:00 am – 10:00 am Introductions and Keynote Address

10:00 am – 12:00 nn Presentation of Lectures

12:00 nn – 1:00 pm NOON BREAK

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Presentation of Lectures

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Screening of the 1974 film “Aliyana,” directed by Eugene Labella, followed by Q & A discussion with Jojo Labella


*Registration fees are PhP200 for Faculty and Professionals; PhP100 Students with valid school IDs.

Certificates of Attendance will be granted to participants immediately after the conference.

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