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Inspired by an Al Jazeera report, Basurero documents the story of a Filipino fisherman (Jericho Rosales) who dumps bodies into the ocean for vigilantes during the current drug war. Eileen compares her cathartic experience filming in the Philippines to her work on independent and studio films in America. Plus, don’t miss her great answers for Rise & Shine’s 13 Things!
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Get updates about Basurero through Facebook and Instagram @basurerofilm.
Basurero’s next stop: Johannesburg, South Africa, for the RapidLion – The South African International Film Festival 2021. Live screenings are happening on April 5-11, 2021.
It’s an honor to be an OFFICIAL SELECTION and in COMPETITION for the RAPIDLION AWARD. Grateful to the RapidLion Programming team for having us this year.
RapidLion – The South African International Film Festival, awards the RapidLion to winning entrants. This award is fated to be the most coveted film prize outside Europe and North America.
To be held in Johannesburg, the city with the biggest man-made forest in the world, boasting the richest square mile in Africa, with the largest diversity of creative and friendly people than most metropolises in the world. As such, it is considered to be the greatest city in Africa.
The South African International Film Festival, RapidLion, is where all filmmakers from Africa, the African diaspora, and BRICS countries will showcase their best work.
At RapidLion, the experienced will converge with the upcoming and together find ways to lead each other towards the creation of even more magical cinema.
Get more updates about Basurero on Facebook and Instagram @basurerofilm.
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.