In celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal, the 1961 Gerardo De Leon movie version of Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere will be shown at SM Supermalls nationwide. Gerardo De Leon is the only director in the Philippines who bagged FAMAS Best Director Award for 3 consecutive years.
Screening schedule for SM City Davao will be on June 20-21, 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM, at the Mall Event Centre.
Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere was adapted to the big screen with National Artist for Film Gerardo ‘Gerry’ de Leon at the helm. The cast includes, among others, Eduardo ‘Eddie’ Del Mar as Crisostomo Ibarra, Edita Vital as Maria Clara, Oscar Keesee as Father Damaso, Johnny Monteiro as Father Salvi, Lina Carino as Sisa and Leopoldo Salcedo as Elias. In the supporting roles were Teody Belarmino, Ruben Rustia, Robet Arevalo, Jose Garcia, Lito Anzures, Max Alvarado, Andres Centenera, Ramon D’ Salva, among other ace actors. The movie won the year’s FAMAS Best Picture and Director.
The screening will be sponsored by the German Embassy Manila and the Goethe-Institut in collaboration with SM Supermalls, the Cultural Center of the Philippines among others.
Admission is free. For inquiries, please call 297.6998 local 126 or visit www.smcitydavao.blogspot.com.