There is no guarantee that the idea of battling against the glorified regime of the late President Marcos would still be alive after a few years or even decades, but it is certain that there will be a glimpse of hope from the generations that saw the genuine effort of the people who have fought against the dictator.
This November 26 (Saturday), experience Escolta in a new light by joining the Escolta Block Party happening at the Escolta Street, Manila City. Image grabbed from Escolta Block Party The Escolta Block Party! is an event especially made for the artsy, crafty, indie and local-loving community. More especially, this event aims to commemorate the history and heritage of the area by participating in the various pocket events spread throughout the day. Highlights for the day include: • Saturday x Future Market @ESCOLTA – a street bazaar organized by 98B COLLABoratory (11am to 11pm) • Pop Up at The Ruins – exhibition (11am to 5pm) • The Tale of the Cursed […]
The Philippines and Denmark have had a long history of diplomatic relations (70 years, to be exact). The land of the Danes is home by over 11,000 Filipinos, and cultural exchanges between both countries have been the norm ever since the Danish Embassy reopened three years ago. This year, the Danish Embassy, led by Ambassador of Denmark to the Philippines Jan Top Christensen, will once again give Filipinos a glimpse of Danish culture, traditions, interests, and ways of living through the 2nd Danish Film Festival, running from September 29 – October 2 at the Shang Cineplex. IT’S BACK FOR A SECOND YEAR! First done in December 2015, the Danish Film […]
Korean Film Festival, one of the largest celebrations of Korean cinema in the country showcases five blockbuster and critically acclaimed films at selected SM Cinemas from Sept. 8 to Oct. 16. With this year’s theme “Strong Hearts,” the festival features films with characters with strong personalities and those who pursue their goals and desires with courage and determination. (Image grabbed from cinemabravo.com) This project is a joint partnership between the Korean Embassy’s Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines and SM Cinema. Other partners include the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), Film Cultural Exchange Program, the Korea Tourism Organization – Manila (KTO), […]
Shangri-La Plaza continues the celebration of their 25th year as the metro’s top lifestyle destination with the 19th Cine Europa (European Film Festival). For 2016, Cine Europa is featuring over 20 different films ranging from drama, comedy, thrillers and more. The anticipated films will be showing from September 8 to 18 at the Shang Cineplex. Brothers of the Wind, Normal: The Düsseldorf Ripper, and A Second Chance Some of the films to be showcased in the 10 day event are Austrian film Brothers of the Wind, a powerful tale of a boy named Lukas who developed a strong bond with an eagle that fell from its nest, […]
The Asia Society Philippines and Security Bank, together with Ayala Malls Cinemas and the Film Development Council of the Philippines, invites you to the 3rd Asia on Screen Film Festival this September 15 to 18, 2016 at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas in Makati City! This film fest will showcase award-winning and culturally-relevant films of the Asia Pacific cinema to draw recognition from a generation of talented actors and filmmakers. See films such as Tanna (Australia), A Tale of Three Cities (China), Teacher’s Diary (Thailand), Miss Hokusai (Japan), and Philippines’ very own films namely Taklub and Above the Clouds. Get the opportunity to learn from directors Pepe Diokno of Above the Clouds and Nithiwat […]
WINNERS of the 2016 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival will be announced at the Cinemalaya Awards Night on August 14, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater). With the theme “Break the Surface, this year’s Cinemalaya Festival boasted of 19 new digital films in competition. In the full length feature, nine films competed. These were: Ang Bagong Pamilya Ni Ponching by Inna Miren Salazar and Dos Ocampo, Dagsin by Atom Magadia, Hiblang Abo by Ralston Jover, I America by Ivan Andrew Payawal, Kusina by David Corpuz and Cenon Palomares, Lando at Bugoy by Vic Acedillo, Jr., Mercury Is Mine by Jason Paul Laxamana, Pamilya Ordinaryo […]
Prepare for a deluge of the best of Japanese culture as the Japan Foundation Manila (JFM) bring you a bigger EIGASAI 2016, from July 7 to August 21! EIGASAI IS BACK! It’s also bigger than ever, with the best film adaptations of Japanese novels! Best of all, it’s FREE! This year’s EIGASAI will feature award-winning film adaptations of some of Japan’s best fiction and non-fiction novels written by their most prolific writers. AWARD-WINNING FILM DIRECTOR Masato Harada will be on hand to talk about two of his films: The Emperor in August and Kakekomi. Leading the way is a one-time screening of award-winning director Masato Harada’s […]