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…

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…

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…

PELÍCULA Spanish Film Festival runs at Greenbelt 3 from Oct. 5 to 15

Pelicula Poster.pngPELÍCULA-PELIKULA, the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia, will be featuring the best of contemporary Spanish cinema at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas in Makati from October 5 to 15 . Presented by Instituto Cervantes, the Embassy of Spain-AECID, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Ayala Cinemas, the 16th edition of the festival will screen more than 20 films. SEYMOUR…

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…