Basurero is now screening at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival. Screening March 3-14, 2021, Program 3 includes a Q&A with Direk Eileen Cabiling and the other filmmakers.
There are some wonderful feature films being screened this year, as well as awesome talks — including Minari from the US and talks with Colin Farrel, Steve McQueen, and a retrospective of films by Black Women Directors.
The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival is one of the most iconic events in Ireland’s cultural calendar. The program has evolved over the years, but each Festival is guaranteed to offer a mouth-watering mix of cinema from around the world, with many screenings attended by filmmakers and stars.
From hidden gems to red-carpet spectaculars attended by directors and stars, every Festival is a celebration of cinematic excellence in all its forms. Our awards recognize outstanding achievements in documentaries, features, and shorts, while the Dublin Film Critics’ Circle Awards distribute accolades from Ireland’s professional film critics and the Audience Award gives Festivalgoers a chance to vote for their favorite features and shorts.
But the Festival’s most prestigious accolade is the Volta. Named after Ireland’s first dedicated cinema, the Voltas is awarded each year to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the world of film. Previous recipients have included iconic figures such as Al Pacino, Julie Andrews, Ennio Morricone, Daniel Day-Lewis, Claudia Cardinale, Martin Sheen, Kristin Scott Thomas, Brendan Gleeson, Terry Gilliam, and Angela Lansbury.
BASURERO’s epic journey prevails as it continues to screen to audiences around the world. Next stop IRELAND at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Screening March 3-14, 2021.
Honored to be an Official Selection at this prolific event — Ireland’s most popular film festival and one of the top ten film festivals in Europe. More details here: https://watch.diff.ie/films/5ff5956a55e1e5006a66254
The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland’s premier film festival event. Curating and presenting the best in emerging international and Irish film and moving image culture for a wide audience through its flagship annual festival, along with a range of year-round events. Virgin Media DIFF aims to offer memorable experiences through audience interaction and engagement with filmmakers, actors, and industry professionals, along with an informed debate about the future of film as an art form.
They’ve rolled out the red carpet for stars including Al Pacino, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Farrell, Tilda Swinton, Gabriel Byrne, Charlize Theron, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Glenn Close, and welcomed a host of leading industry professionals, from iconic filmmakers like Jim Sheridan, Mike Leigh, Paolo Sorrentino, and Wim Wenders, to screenwriters like Peter Morgan and Laurence Coriat, and composers Alex Somers, David Shire and Jocelyn Pook.
The Festival has long been committed to supporting new talent, both through competitions and awards like the Documentary Competition and the Discovery Award and through workshops and masterclasses on everything from casting to composing.
” ‘Trash’ is honest and direct work that, without any moralizing tint, nor narrative exaggerations seeks to lead the viewer to find the different realities that lie at the heart of a city that is kind and broad for the tourist but full of inequalities and injustices to their poorest, in an environment where survival is highest above any other human feeling.”
— Marrano de Marrano
Basurero is featured in Marrano de Marrano, a Columbian movie blog, and is showcased as one of the films to be screened digitally in the upcoming Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2020. The festival will be open on November 1 and will be screening until November 8, 2020.
The review was appreciative of the film’s take on the Philippine drug war without resorting to any moral dichotomization and pretensions in its account.
Yong Chavez interviewed Direk Eileen Cabiling with ABS-CBN Hollywood.
Basurero is currently streaming in California (online) at the San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) and the Los Angeles Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF).
You can also catch it as part of the Cinemalaya Showcase on iWANT-TFC online and at the SDAFF 2020 and LAPFF 2020.