AMA QUIAMBAO DOCUTRIBUTE @ CINEMALAYA 2013


Platinong Buhok poster (1)  “Ang Platinong Buhok” (The Platinum Hair), a documentary film about the late theater, TV and film actress Amable |Ama” Quiambao Viray, holds special screenings at the Dream Theater of the CCP,  this Cinemalaya 2013 Film Festival.

 The twenty-minute film documentary highlights the account of Ms. Quiambao’s career as an actress and personal life as friend, teacher and mother which are revealed through interviews conducted by Abby Angeles.

 Interviewed were Lui Manansala, Quiambao’s sister, former Ms. Universe First Runner-Up Mirriam Quiambao, her niece, and her colleagues – directors Joel Lamangan, Soxie Topacio, comedian Lou Veloso, character actress Ermie Concepcion, Joel Saracho J.K Anicoche and her son Ishmael Viray

Ms Ama Quimabao, accepting the Cinemalaya Best Actress Award last year and on her last film 'Amor Y Muerte'

Ms Ama Quimabao, accepting the Cinemalaya Best Actress Award last year and on her last film ‘Amor Y Muerte’

 Perry Escaño, documentary director says, “My first professional interaction with Tita Ama was when we did Ang Tahanan ni Bernarda Alba, a play we did for Gantimpala Theater. She was my mother. And as Bernarda, nakaka-star struck siya.

           “As an actress, she was most giving, very patient, but she expects you to do your part well. The experience to work with her gave me enough opportunities to appreciate her talents as an actress and realize how great she is as a person. We became friends after the play and she treats me as one of her theater sons, that was a big honor for me,” Escaño enthuses.

 Host Abby Angeles and Documentary Director Perry Escaño

Host Abby Angeles and Documentary Director Perry Escaño

   “This documentary is my modest way to pay homage to her,” the director ends.

         Newbie talent Abby Angeles does the task of interviewing Ama’s colleagues, “Being a host is one of my biggest dreams, I love interviewing people, getting their points of view, and being pat of this documentary, I feel is a big blessing.”

          She carries on, “My interview subjects were most cooperative. Ang babait nila. They were so easy to talk with, and as they share so many things about Ms. Ama, it made me realize that she was really a dedicated actress and a true professional.|

            The screening of Ang Platinong Buhok” (The Platinum Hair) is slated on August 3, (Saturday) 2013 with the following screenings, 12:45PM (1st Screening) 1:20PM (2nd Screening) 1:55PM (3rd Screening) 2:30pm (Last Screening)

Ticket Price is P100.00. For ticket reservations and inquiries please contact J.R 0905422372