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…

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Dalit wins Best Short Film, 4 other awards at Sine Negrense

DALIT posterBelle Kay Loyola‘s short film Dalit (Poison) topped the open category of the inaugural Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival awards night held at SM City Bacolod Cinema 4 last November 29. Dalit, which tells the story of a man who has healing abilities and how these affect his personal life, won Best Film, Best Director for Loyola, Best Production Design for Noel Armocillo, Jr., Best Actor for John Arceo and Best Supporting Actor for Louie Dormido. SEYMOUR…

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…

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…

Instituto Cervantes commemorates 80th anniversary of Picasso’s Guernica

IC2Instituto Cervantes, the cultural center of the Embassy of Spain, in collaboration with the Film Development Council of the Philippines and Ayala Museum, has programmed a film series and an art lecture associated with Picasso‘s famous painting Guernica and the historical period when it was created. This is to celebrate the 80th year the masterpiece was first unveiled to the public – July 12, 1937 to be exact. SEYMOUR…

Pinoy films haul 6 awards in Malaysia

AREA.pngFilipino filmmaker Luisito “Louie” Ignacio and actress Ai-Ai delas Alas won Best Director and Best Actress, respectively, for their film Area while four other Filipinos also bagged awards in the third ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching, Malaysia last May 6. SEYMOUR…