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…

Danish film starring Mercedes Cabral premieres at Cinemalaya

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard and Mercedes Cabral in Rosita.jpgThe Danish film Rosita, in which acclaimed actress Mercedes Cabral plays the title role, will have its Asian and Philippine premiere at the 12th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival on August 13, 6:15 p.m. at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). SEYMOUR…

Ralston Jover adapts Rene Villanueva’s Hiblang Abo from stage to screen

Anna LunaAward-winning filmmaker and scriptwriter Ralston Jover turns Hiblang Abo (Strands of Gray), the late playwright Rene Villanueva’s story of four old men who all ended up in a hospice care facility, into a film for the main competition of the 12th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival. SEYMOUR…

10 short films compete for Cinemalaya grand prize

CinemalayaThe Cinemalaya Foundation announced the 10 finalists which will vie for the grand prize of 150,000 pesos in the 11th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival short film competition to be held from August 7 to 15 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. SEYMOUR…