Here are the trailers for all the Cinema One Originals 2017 entries

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Posted at Nov 11 2017 04:34 AM | Updated as of Nov 16 2017 04:52 PM

Next week, eager Filipino film fans will be flocking to malls in Metro Manila for the annual Cinema One Originals Festival. The event plays host to a number of promising entries in competition, and here are the trailers for all of them: 

1. "Nay"

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Directed by: Kip Oebanda
Cast: Enchong Dee, Sylvia Sanchez, and Jameson Blake.

Synopsis: The film tells the story of Martin, a rich, sheltered youth transformed into an aswang by his yaya, Nay Luisa. She teaches him how to hunt the poor and the weak for food.

2. "Nervous Translation"

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Directed by: Shireen Seno
Cast: Jana Agoncillo, Angge Santos, Sid Lucero

Synopsis: Eight year-old Yael, shy to a fault, lives in her own private world. One day she finds out about a pen that can “translate” the thoughts and feelings of nervous people. 

3. "Throwback Today"

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Directed by: Joseph Teoxon
Cast: Carlo Aquino, Annicka Dolonius, Kat Galang, Empress Schuck

Synopsis: Primo, gifted with a good eye for production design, ventures into the working world with a great desire to succeed. 

Unprepared for the harsh realities, Primo experiences failure, heartbreak and regret in a series of unfortunate events. 

Life doesn’t turn out as he expected: He wastes away, wallowing in grief, jumping from one odd job to another for more than a decade. 

While trying to make ends meet at the peak of his misfortunes, he experiences a technological glitch with his old desktop computer and gets a chance to re-write his life. 

4. "Changing Partners"

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Directed by: Dan Villegas
Cast: Agot Isidro, Jojit Lorenzo, Sandino Martin, Anna Luna

Synopsis: The love story, shown through the perspective of different genders, paints how a real relationship works. It eschews the narrative for emotions and establishes that love knows no gender when it pains or soothes, when it hurts and heals.

5. "Historiographika Errata"

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Directed by: Richard Somes
Cast: Joem Bascon, Max Eigenmann, Alex Medina, Nathalie Hart, Kean Cipriano

Synopsis: A disillusioned and suicidal Rizal, a cross-dressing Bonifacio gripped with paranoia, an ex-Katipunero who joins the US army to save his own neck, and a widow whose sex-for-food errands lead her to become the first-ever Makapili. 

These are the historical mosaics that will form a singular hypothesis as to why we are like this as a people and up to now are still reeling from our damaged culture.

6. "Paki" 

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Directed by: Giancarlo Abrahan
Cast: Dexter Doria, Noel Trinidad, Shamaine Buencamino, Ricky Davao, Eula Valdez, Ina Feleo

Synopsis: An 80-year old woman decides that she will be an old maid. But when the woman tries to leave her husband of 60 years, their children forbid their parents to separate.

7. "Si Chedeng at si Apple"

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Directed by: Fatrick Tabada and Rae Red
Cast: Gloria Diaz, Elizabeth Oropesa

Synopsis: In the wake of her husband’s death, Chedeng decides to come out of the closet. Her best friend Apple beheads her live-in partner in a fit of rage. Bound by friendship, the two sixty-something women, together with a severed head placed inside a fake designer bag, set off on an adventure to find Chedeng’s ex-girlfriend.

The 2017 Cinema One Originals Festival will run from November 13 to 21 at selected malls across Metro Manila, with extended screenings the following week at Power Plant Cinema. 

The 2017 Cinema One Originals Festival will run from November 13 to 21 at selected malls across Metro Manila, with extended screenings the following week at Power Plant Cinema.