Short film festival on the year’s shortest day

The Shortest Day poster.jpgInstituto Cervantes de Manila, the cultural center of the Embassy of Spain, and Ayala Museum will show four multi-awarded Spanish short films — Consulta 16, Elena Asins-GénesisLuchadoras and Pulse — for free on December 21, the winter solstice and shortest day of the year. The screening is part of El Día Más Corto/The Shortest Day, a short film festival celebrated simultaneously in more than 300 places worldwide. SEYMOUR…

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‘Ang Larawan’ film gets unanimous “A” from CEB

ang-larawan-mmff-poster.jpgAng Larawan, the lone musical entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, has gotten a grade of “A” from the Cinema Evaluation Board. SEYMOUR…

PH dance major wins in Malaysia

OLIVIA4Olivia Bugayong, a third year dance student from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, recently won the bronze medal in the senior category of the second Malaysian International Ballet Grand Prix. SEYMOUR…

Award-winning film on teachers screens at Cine Lokal

Maestra poster for Cine Lokal.jpgMaestra, an award-winning film which pays tribute to teachers as modern-day heroes, will be shown at Cine Lokal in eight SM cinemas — Megamall, Mall of Asia, North Edsa, Southmall, Manila, Sta. Mesa, Fairview and Bacoor — starting December 8. SEYMOUR…

Ballet Philippines presents ‘The Nutcracker’ in full Pinoy splendor

DENISE PARUNGAO as SUGAR PLUM FAIRY - Photo by Chris Yuhico.jpgThis month, Ballet Philippines, the country’s preeminent classical and contemporary dance company, takes on the timeless Christmas ballet The Nutcracker and sets it apart by adding its own unique Filipino flavor. The show runs from December 1 to 3 and from 8 to 10 at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Fridays – 8 p.m., Saturdays – 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sundays – 2 p.m.). SEYMOUR…