FIRESTARTERS’ award-winning film ISKA directed by Theodore Boborol continues to soar high in the film festival circuit as it competes in this year’s 4° Portoviejo Film Festival in Ecuador, which will run from June 11-14.

After winning three awards in Cinemalaya 2019–Best Actress, Best Sound and Best Script, and after being part of the Bengaluru International Film Festival, Iska is now competing in the International Fiction Feature Film section of the said festival along with other entries from Japan, Germany, USA, Argentina and Iran. Iska is the only entry from the Philippines that made it to this year’s iteration of the festival. Last year’s winner from the same category was Louie Ignacio’s School Service.

The local audiences were wowed by the performances of the lead actors Ruby Ruiz and Pryle Gura, will the film buffs from the seaside town of Portoviejo follow suit?

ISKA Official Trailer

Ang magmahal nang tapat at walang inaasahang kapalit, ito ba ang mga sukatan para maging isang ina?This is the story of unconditional love through the eyes of a grandmother, and the struggles she must face to singlehandedly raise a grandson with autism.Watch the official trailer of ISKA, award-winning director Theodore Boborol’s first independent film, starring Cinemalaya Best Supporting actress Ruby Ruiz, from a screenplay by Mary Rose Colindres. Support Philippine Cinema’s centennial year at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival from August 2 to 13.

Posted by ISKA on Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Official Trailer of ISKA

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