3rd Danish Film Festival unreels from October 19 to 22

The Sunfish.jpgThe Embassy of Denmark in the Philippines, in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines, recently kicked off the 3rd Danish Film Festival with the screening of The Sunfish (Klumpfisken, 2014) at Shang Cineplex Cinema 4. SEYMOUR…

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Tingin ASEAN Film Festival runs at Shang Cineplex from October 11 to 15

Tingin skedIn commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Philippines’ membership to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the country’s chairmanship of the ASEAN in 2017, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts will hold the Tingin ASEAN Film Festival (Southeast Asia through the Eyes of Cinema) at the Shang Cineplex, Shangri-la Plaza, Mandaluyong City from October 11 to 15. SEYMOUR…

Ready, get set, let’s go to Komiket!

KomiketThe Filipino Komiks Art Market (KOMIKET) will launch its biggest event of the year from October 14 to 15 at Centris Elements, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City. SEYMOUR…

FEU short film wins Precious Pelikula grand prize

Precious PelikulaFor the second straight year, a short film made by Far Eastern University students got the top prize during the Precious Pelikula Film-making Contest awarding ceremony held at the 38th Manila International Book Fair, SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, last September 17. SEYMOUR…

BenildeFilm alumna’s short film competes in Iraq filmfest

Papa's Shadows posterPapa’s Shadows, a short film written and directed by De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde film alumna Shallah Montero, will vie for top awards at the Slemani International Film Festival in Iraq from October 1 to 7. SEYMOUR…

Ballet Philippines reintroduces internationally acclaimed classics this October

Denise Parungao as the Bride in Songs of a WayfarerBallet Philippines, the country’s premier ballet and contemporary dance company, performs The Exemplars: Amada and Other Dances as internationally acclaimed classics take the stage from October 20 to 22 at the CCP Main Theater and on October 25 at the Globe Auditorium, Maybank Theater, BGC Arts Center. SEYMOUR…

2nd German Film Week kicks off Sept. 27

2nd German Film WeekThe second German Film Week opened last September 27 with the Philippine premiere of My Brother Simple (Simpel, 2017) at the SM Mall of Asia Cinema 4. German filmmaker Markus Goller, whom the Goethe-Institut flew in especially for the occasion, gamely answered questions from the audience after the screening. SEYMOUR…