Cinemalaya 2008 Winner ‘Jay’ is Now Showing

Is your name "Jay"? Then you'll get a free pass to the screening of the Cinemalaya 2008 Best Picture "Jay" now showing in selected SM Cinemas.

If your first name or second name is “Jay”, simply present one valid I.D. with picture to the ticket seller and you’ll get one free ticket for the movie. Please take note that names such as Jayson or Jay-mar or Jhay or any other spelling or contraction of the name “Jay” appearing on the I.D.s will not be honored.

Now is your chance to watch the highly acclaimed film that received a standing ovation abroad which will be shown starting today, Febuary 4, 2009 at the following SM CINEMA BRANCHES: North EDSA, Megamall, Fairview, Manila, Sta. Mesa, Southmall, Mall of Asia, Bacoor, San Lazaro, Cebu, Davao, Pampanga, and Clark.

Controversial Ex-PBB celebrity housemate Baron Geisler plays a gay TV producer in the Cinemalaya-winning entry “Jay”, written and directed by Francis Xavier Pasion.

Young director Pasion summarizes his film as follows:

“Baron Geisler’s role as a gay TV producer personifies my commentary on Philippine media.” Jay is the name of two protagonists in the film. Jay Santiago is a gay TV producer documenting the family of a gay hate crime victim who happens to be his namesake, Jay Mercado. In the process of producing for his TV program, Jay Santiago intrudes into the private grief of the other Jay’s family and he is drawn to the secret life and love of his subject. Direk Francis issues a warning for his film, “Do not believe everything you see as truth.” Aside from Baron, this film also stars indie Prince Coco Martin as Edward.

Video Link: Jay – Movie Trailer

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