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Sillimanians participate in SASC school tour

Karah Jane B. Sarita

SILLIMANIANS ATTENDED THE preview screening of the film “Smaller and Smaller Circles” (SASC) last Nov. 21 at the Audio Visual Theatre 1.

Directed by Raya Martin and co-written by Ria Limjap and Moira Lang, the film is an adaptation of the novel “Smaller and Smaller Circles” by Maria Felisa H.“F.H.” Batacan.

The novel won the Carlos Palanca Grand Prize for the English Novel in 1999, the National Book Award (2002), and the Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award (2003).

The novel was about a mysterious serial killer preying on children at the Payatas dumpsite and two Jesuit priests who used science and skill to try and stop him.

The film is under the Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Uno Productions known as the TBA productions.

Silliman University, being the first university in Visayas that the SASC film school tour visited, housed the event with a special participation from director Raya Martin and cowriter and producer Ria Limjap for the film preview’s open forum.

The film will be released sometime in 2017.

*With notes from inquirer.net

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