Pipo short film wins viewer’s choice award in Jamaica

PIPO5.jpgA short film about a boy who wants to have his family picture taken by an old and grumpy photographer for his school assignment won the viewer’s choice award during the Asian and Middle Eastern Film Night of the fifth Gatffest Film Festival in Kingston, Jamaica last June 24. SEYMOUR…

Instituto Cervantes commemorates 80th anniversary of Picasso’s Guernica

IC2Instituto Cervantes, the cultural center of the Embassy of Spain, in collaboration with the Film Development Council of the Philippines and Ayala Museum, has programmed a film series and an art lecture associated with Picasso‘s famous painting Guernica and the historical period when it was created. This is to celebrate the 80th year the masterpiece was first unveiled to the public – July 12, 1937 to be exact. SEYMOUR…

Benilde teams up with La Salette for free workshops

SOS15Volunteers from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde recently conducted free summer training workshops at the Escuela de Nuestra Señora de La Salette in Dagupan City. SEYMOUR…

Pinoy actors win in New York

PAMILYA ORDINARYO posterPamilya Ordinaryo (Ordinary People) stars Hasmine Killip and Ronwaldo Martin bagged the Best Actress and Best Actor awards, respectively, for their roles as a teenage couple at the 2017 Harlem International Film Festival in New York. The festival ran from May 4 to 7. SEYMOUR…

Oil spill films return to Guimaras at CineMangga

CineManggaFive short films from the Guimaras: Short Films from the Oil Spill anthology make their official return to the province when they screen on May 16, 1 p.m., at the Guimaras Trade and Information Center Function Hall as part of the first CineMangga: The Guimaras Film Festival. SEYMOUR…

Pinoy films haul 6 awards in Malaysia

AREA.pngFilipino filmmaker Luisito “Louie” Ignacio and actress Ai-Ai delas Alas won Best Director and Best Actress, respectively, for their film Area while four other Filipinos also bagged awards in the third ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching, Malaysia last May 6. SEYMOUR…

Books, roses abound at Día del Libro

rosas_lowIn celebration of Día del Libro or the International Book Day, Instituto Cervantes, the cultural arm of the Embassy of Spain, will once again be abuzz with cultural and fun activities on April 22, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ayala Triangle Gardens. SEYMOUR…