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Iloilo youth learn the value of int’l relations

AROUND 100 to 150 students from different universities in Iloilo City learned the importance of multilateralism (international relations) from Belgian Ambassador Michel Goffin. Goffin was in Iloilo City on Oct 12 to 13, 2018 to lead the delegation of the European Union of the Philippines for hosting of the film festival “Cine Europa.” As a […] The post Iloilo youth learn the value of int’l relations appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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‘Hospicio’s’ creepy shoot

I allowed some of the darkness to come to me," said actress Ana Abad Santos of how she tackled her character in the horror-thriller, "Hospicio." Bobi Bonifacio's film, an entry in the recently concluded Cinema One Originals festival, tackles the story of a mysterious drug rehab and wellness center that promises change to anyone who enters it. Ana explained her character, Imang Lara: "I run the hospicio. Weird things happen there. My character is like the soul of that place. That's how I attacked the role." She confessed there were times when "it felt creepy to stay in the place where we shot the film. We were given rooms in the building. Like me, (lead actress) Loisa Andalio...Keep on reading: ‘Hospicio’s’ creepy shoot.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 5 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

Angel Aquino, JC Santos topbill int’l film

Filipino actors headline an international production, "Motel Acacia," the second film of Malaysian-born scriptwriter-filmmaker Bradley Liew. Liew, whose debut film, "Singing in Graveyards," premiered at the Critics' Week section of the Venice Film Festival in 2016, has tapped the Philippines' JC Santos and Angel Aquino, along with indie regular Perry Dizon (in a cameo), to act in the new movie. Aquino and Santos play pivotal roles in the thriller that is set in a snow-covered US town where immigrants vanish in a motel---ostensibly sacrificed to be devoured by a tree demon. Apart from Aquino and Santos, a stellar ensemble from all over the world is also featured in the movie:...Keep on reading: Angel Aquino, JC Santos topbill int’l film.....»»

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‘Rock stars’ of traditional arts grace Dayaw festival of indigenous cultures in Capiz

In a rare feat, all but two of nine National Living Treasures or Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (Gamaba) awardees graced this year's Dayaw, the Philippine international indigenous peoples' festival in Roxas City and various towns in Capiz province. Gamaba awardees are the finest traditional artists of the Philippine. They are declared by the Philippine government through the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). Compared with the National Artists who are practitioners of western classical arts, they are practitioners of traditional arts and crafts and are sometimes called National Folk Artists. National Artist for Literature and NCCA chair Virgilio Alma paid ho...Keep on reading: ‘Rock stars’ of traditional arts grace Dayaw festival of indigenous cultures in Capiz.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 5 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

Baciwa takeover scheme

MOST people’s attention is focused on the ongoing MassKara Festival and there is no better time to stage a takeover of the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) than now. Indeed, the officials and bureaucrats of Baciwa are poised to “evaluate” the proposal of Prime Water without revealing the contents of the proposal. An insider says […] The post Baciwa takeover scheme appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: News7 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

Bacolod United FC tops MassKara football fest

BACOLOD United FC used their experience and veteran skills to defeat Dynamic Builders FC, 4-1, and take home the title in the recent Negros Occidental Football Association MassKara 9-A-Side Festival at the Sta. Maria football field in Talisay City, Oct. 20. The team pulled off a stunner in the opening game under the leadership of […] The post Bacolod United FC tops MassKara football fest appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

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Movie reviews: All 9 films in the 2018 Cinema One Originals Festival

Here's what movie reviewer Oggs Cruz thinks of this year's entries to the yearly film festival.  (Ed's note: The writer was part of the selection committee and was creative consultant for Paglisan and Double Twisting Double Back.) A Short History of a Few Bad Things review: Flipped noir Keith Deligero’s A Short History ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News14 hr. 58 min. ago Related News

FULL LIST: Winners, 2018 Cinema One Originals Festival

MANILA, Philippines - The 2018 Cinema One Originals festival has come to a close, and the results of this year’s triumphant entries are in. (READ: FULL LIST: Cinema One Originals Festival 2018 entries ) The film festival, now on its 14th year, ended on Sunday, October 21 at the I Am Original Awards Night ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News14 hr. 58 min. ago Related News

Cinema as response to the nation: PH films at the Busan Intl Film Festival 2018

BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA – Philippine cinema has, for a century, gained international recognition as film-directors and script-writers – through very different eras – have portrayed the particularities and universalities of Philippine society. There's the experiences of colonialism and fin de siècle-melancholy, martial law and its effects on everyday lives and family ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2018Related News

Jennifer Laude docu on a roll

  PJ Raval's documentary "Call Her Ganda" is on a roll, winning awards in North America and Europe. The docu tackles the landmark case of Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude, who was murdered by US marine Joseph Scott Pemberton in 2014.   Raval's acclaimed movie won the Jury Award for best documentary at the Tampa Bay International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in Florida on Oct. 13. Founded in 1990, the Tampa event is considered "one of the largest and longest-running [festivals] of its kind in the world."   The US-Philippine production was also the best documentary runner-up at the Out on Film: Atlanta's LGBT Film Festival in Georgia on Oct. 7. &nbs...Keep on reading: Jennifer Laude docu on a roll.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 20th, 2018Related News

Alibaba’s Robust Ecosystem Supercharges 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival

BEIJING--Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) today officially kicked off the 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in China's capital, promising this year's mega-event will be the largest-ever in terms of scale and reach. Businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem will jointly offer hundreds of millions of consumers an enriching experience that supports their pursuit of high-quality products, entertainment and fast, reliable services. The Festival will also demonstrate the enthusiasm of consumers and brands embracing Alibaba's New Retail strategy -- the convergence of online and offline retail through technology. "This year marks the 10th anniversary of 11.11. On the back of C...Keep on reading: Alibaba’s Robust Ecosystem Supercharges 2018 11.11 Global Shopping Festival.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 20th, 2018Related News

Morenas, these MFF beauty trends are for you

Fashion shows are pretty good indicators of the beauty trends we'll be seeing everywhere from editorials to everyday life. Personally, I like looking at the more wearable ones and think, "Oh, this one works with any skin tone. So it might work with my morena skin!" There are also times wherein certain makeup looks would convince me to try colors I never thought of using before. During the last four days of Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival, we hung out backstage and saw models getting their makeup done before and during shows. This gave me the opportunity to observe the beauty trends that people of any complexion can try. Check them out below. Solid colors Dak Bonite's model...Keep on reading: Morenas, these MFF beauty trends are for you.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Oct 20th, 2018Related News

Cinemalaya’s ‘Respeto,’ ‘Bagahe’ win in international festivals

MANILA, Philippines – Two films that competed in the 2017 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival were awarded in international festivals in Canada and Italy. (Movie Reviews: All 9 films at the 2017 Cinemalaya Film Festival ) Respeto, a poltically-charged, coming-of-age hip-hop drama by Treb Monteras II, was awarded the Best Feature Film in the Teen Section at the 36th ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Olivia Colman adds royal touch with “The Favourite” at London Film Festival

LONDON — The London Film Festival got its one of its starriest red carpets on Thursday when actresses Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman premiered “The Favourite,” a costume piece with a difference being billed as an Oscar contender. With plenty of laugh out loud moments, the movie sees Colman portray Britain’s 18th-century Queen Anne as […] The post Olivia Colman adds royal touch with “The Favourite” at London Film Festival appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopOct 19th, 2018Related News

Nokia launches all- screen smartphones

BACOLOD City – Shannon Mead, HMD Global Philippines country manager said that the company is announcing the availability of Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus starting Oct 29 this year. It is part of the firm’s bid to enable Bacoleños to capture the every moment during the MassKara Festival. Mead said that the company […] The post Nokia launches all- screen smartphones appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2018Related News

WATCH: Maine Mendoza, Vic Sotto, Coco Martin are cops on a mission for 2018 MMFF entry

MANILA, Philippines – If you had any doubt in your mind that a Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entry starring Vic Sotto, Maine Mendoza, and Coco Martin wouldn't be a bucket of laughs...erase those doubts right now. The first teaser trailer for Popoy En Jack: The Pulisincredibles, an official entry to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2018Related News

Security strengthened for Buglasan Festival 2018

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Oct. 8 (PIA) - Police authorities have strengthened the security measures set in place for the Buglasan Festival as thousands of local and national visitors and officials are expe.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2018Related News

Security strengthened for Buglasan Festival 2018

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Oct. 8 (PIA) - Police authorities have strengthened the security measures set in place for the Buglasan Festival as thousands of local and national visitors and officials are expe.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2018Related News

Rappler Talk: Comedy, idolatry, and social commentary in Asuang

In a world of social media hot takes, influencers, and connectivity overload, a movie like Asuang is inevitable. An official entry to the Cinema One Originals Festival 2018, Asuang documents the efforts of the titular god of Bicol to "regain his former glory and fame but to no avail."  Asuang ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 16th, 2018Related News

Gov. Edgar Chatto, Department of Agriculture Assist Secretary for Livestock Dr. Enrico Garzon Jr., Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Bing Lapiz

Gov. Edgar Chatto, Department of Agriculture Assist Secretary for Livestock Dr. Enrico Garzon Jr., Provincial Veterinarian Dr. Bing Lapiz lead turnover of milk machines and raincoats to dairy cooperatives and barangay livestock aides across municipalities during opening of the 4th Bohol Milk Festival held simultaneous with 1st Livestock Technology Expo and the 4th National Carabao […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2018Related News