Freebie: Free screening of ‘In Da Red Corner’

February 17, 2010 at 4:30 pm Freebies

In Da Red KornerIn The Red Corner
by: Dado C. Lumibao and Bong Ramos

Doring is a 24-year old girl who is engaged in a sport that is not common to Filipino women—boxing. This in her desire to alleviate her family from poverty which is slowly devouring them. Her mother Idang is a fish vendor whose hope she leaves on to God. Her brother Aloy is a cynical teenager who is hopeless about the future and just going with the flow of the times. Her youngest sibling Uno is fast growing up discovering the stark realities of life and is slowly losing his innocence.

Desperate and tired of living a miserable life and working in a palengke, Doring enters into amateur boxing in the hope of being discovered and go big time in the professional level.

This is not just a fight for her dream but a battle of survival for her family.

About the Director

DADO C. LUMIBAO is currently head writer of ABS-CBN’s Maalaala Mo Kaya. He majored in Journalism at the University of Sto. Tomas. He was Head writer for Mangarap Ka, Darating ang Umaga, Senior Writer of Pangako sa ‘Yo and Writer for Esperanza and Mara Clara. He was also Concept Development Head of Vietnam Rose. He has also written for different drama anthologies and mini series since 1991. These include Nginig, Wansapanataym, The Maricel Drama Special, Mr. Kupido, Judy Ann Drama Special, Star Drama Theater, Ipaglaban Mo, Davao, Young Love, Mother Studio Presents, Viva Spotlight, Petabisyon, Viva Drama Special. His film credits include Esperanza, The Movie (Star Cinema), Sana Naman (Regal Films), Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita (Regal Films) and Kahit Minsan Lang (Regal Films). He was a finalist in the 1991 FPJ Scriptwriting Workshop.

ALEJANDRO “BONG” RAMOS is a graduate of BS Civil Engineering at the Far Eastern University. He is an ABS-CBN writer of telenovelas like Vietnam Rose, Mangarap Ka, Sa Puso Ko Iingatan Ka and drama anthologies like The Maricel Drama Special. He has line-produced films like Room Boy by Alfred Aloysius Adlawan which was a finalist in the full length feature category of the 2005 Cinemalaya; Hubad sa Ilalim ng Buwan by Lav Diaz, Pila Balde by Jeffrey Jeturian, Kriminal ng Bo. Concepcion by Lav Diaz.

Watch this film for free on February 21, 2010 at Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street. The screening will be from 3 to 5 PM. For inquiries, email Waise Azimi at

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