film festival will be organized in his hometown from Feb 4-10 to
feature some of his prizewinning films.
The event is part of the World Arts Festival organized by the City
of Daet, Camarines Norte under the initiative of Mayor Tito Sarion.
Lee's scripts have resulted into films that have become contemporary
classics of Philippine cinema, and have helped shape the second
golden age of Filipino movies in the 80's.
Five of these will be featured in the festival: Salome, Anak, Muro
Ami, Gumapang Ka sa Lusak, Memories of Old Manila, and Himala.
Lee will also conduct a three-day scriptwriting workshop for
beginning writers. Gina Alajar, who will grace the occasion with the
screening of her film, "Salome,' will also conduct a one-day acting
workshop with Chanda Romero.
The film festival is sponsored by the City Government of Daet,
Presidential Social Fund, Mowelfund Film Institute and the office of
Hon. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile.