Today, January 4, the film titled ‘TNT (Tago Nang Tago/Always on the Run) starts the year 2015 with a bang as it competes in the 13th Third Eye Asian Film Festival via a screening, 11:30am. at the Ravindra Natya Mandir – Mini Theatre, Sayani Marg, Prabhadevi (Near Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Next To ICICI Bank), Mumbai 400025, Maharashtra, India.
The 13th Third Eye Asian Film Festival is organized by The Asian Film Foundation of Mumbai in collaboration with the Prabhat Chitra Mandal National Film Development Corporation Limited. Also, prior to competing in this festival, TNT world premiered at the International Film Festival where it won the Best Ensemble Cast Award.
The lone Filipino film that is included in the official selection of the said festival is screened along with other shorts produced by Asians and/or in the Asian region in the short film competition.
The film is about the plight of an undocumented immigrant, portrayed by Perry Escaño, who is to realize his American dream and survive in the city that never sleeps, New York. It is written and directed by Roberto Reyes Ang.
According to Ang, “It’s been a very meaningful year for TNT. There have been a lot of suspense and twists and turns, from looking like the project is not going anywhere due to numerous delays and unexpected circumstances to ending 2014 on a very high note. This film became a reality and stands where it is now because of the men and women who believed it in from the very start with, we would like to thank all the people who made this film possible. You put this film to where it stands now. This is a product of love and hard work.”
‘TNT’ was showcased in the FACINE’s 21st Filipino International Film Festival in San Francisco and was among the IndieBravo! Award of Distinction recipients sponsored by the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
For more information about the film, please check this link.