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…

Books, roses abound at Día del Libro

rosas_lowIn celebration of Día del Libro or the International Book Day, Instituto Cervantes, the cultural arm of the Embassy of Spain, will once again be abuzz with cultural and fun activities on April 22, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Ayala Triangle Gardens. SEYMOUR…

Filipino filmmaker featured in Taiwan

Legaspi in Taiwan7The South East Asian Migrant Inspired (SEAMi) and Association of South East Asia Art, Cultural Education and Innovation Research in Taiwan recently invited award-winning Filipino filmmaker and UNESCO Laureate artist Richard Soriano Legaspi to screen his films in Taoyuan City, Northern Taiwan as part of a series of week-long cultural exchange events in different venues. SEYMOUR…

Virgin Labfest 11 reveals final list of plays, runs from June 24-July 12

VIRGIN LABFESTThe Cultural Center of the Philippines recently announced the final list of 12 new plays for Virgin Labfest 11 and three other plays to be revisited from last year. The laboratory festival will be held from June 24 to July 12 at the CCP Tanghalang Huseng Batute (Studio Theater) and Bulwagang Amado Hernandez. SEYMOUR…