CCP to confer highest award on Nora Aunor, Ricky Lee, 11 others

CCP logoThe Cultural Center of the Philippines will award the Gawad CCP Para sa Sining 2015 to 11 individuals, including acclaimed actress Nora Aunor and notable scriptwriter and fictionist Ricky Lee, and two organizations for their outstanding contributions to Philippine arts and culture on September 17 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). SEYMOUR…

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A tribute to the screenwriter

Ricky Lee

Ricky Lee, who has written memorable bodies of work that made it to notable movies like Himala, Jaguar, Salome, Moral, Karnal – films that introduced new subjectivities that tackled taboos and modern moralities in Philippine cinema – will be honored by the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Mass Communication (CMC) on August 26 at the UP Film Center. SEYMOUR…

 

Social thriller, ode to nature lead WPFF awardees

WPFF Tres MentirasTres Mentiras (Three Lies), a social thriller directed by Spanish filmmaker Ana Murugarren, won the Grand Festival Prize in the Main Competition of the World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) – Philippines 2015 while An Kubo sa Kawayanan, an ode to nature by award-winning writer-director Alvin Yapan, topped the Filipino New Cinema (FNC) category during the film festival’s awards night held at the SM Mall of Asia Center Stage. SEYMOUR…