Imburnal – Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival

"Imburnal" is another controversial finalist in this year's Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival.

Imburnal is written and directed by Sherad Anthony Sanchez. The cast includes Brian Monterola, Jelieta Mariveles-Ruca, Allen Lumanog, Lawrence Garrido, Elvis Zerna, Dianne Zipagan, Maricel Rosello, Carmela de Guzman and Reyson Yap. Cinematography by John Torres, Joel Geolamen and Mark Limbaga.

Synopsis: This is a tale of manhood about to erode two pubescent males. While always hanging out in the crevasses of Punta Dumalog to escape poverty, Rabat (Brian Monterola) and Allen (Allen Lumanod) also find solace, dent their friendship and shape their orientations in life.

Imburnal was rated X by the MTRCB. It recently won the Lino Brocka Grand Prize, at the Digital Lokal category of the 10th Cinemanila International Film Festival.

It will have an advance screening on November 20 at the UP Film Center, 9 pm (director’s cut). Regular screenings will be on December 3-10 at the Robinsons IndieSine.

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