Ma’Rosa Screenings for Cine Lokal


Renowned actress Jaclyn Jose made history in 2016 when she won the Palme D’Or for Best Actress for her performance in Ma’Rosa, the gripping film by Brillante Mendoza. This March, FDCP Cine Lokal brings this film which portrays the horrific realities of the slums and the broken system back to its theaters. 

The film centers on the family of Rosa (powerfully played by Miss Jose) who owns a small community convenient store connected to their home in the slums of Manila. Together with her husband, Nestor, they use their convenient store as cover-up for selling illegal narcotic, Methamphetamines, their fate changes one Saturday night when their neighbor Bong-Bong, who works as fly-by-night parking attendant, begs her to sell him a small pack of Methamphetamine without knowing that it’s a play for a pending buy-bust operation by the policemen waiting outside the community.

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