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

Oct 20, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The centennial of Philippine cinema was celebrated at this year’s Busan International Film Festival in South Korea

PINOY PRIDE. Dwein Baltazar's 'Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus' is among the Filipino films showcased at the Busan International Film Festival 2018. Screenshot from Facebook.com/GKWAMHypothalamus

'Sunday Beauty Queen': Film seeks new take on foreign domestic workers

Oct 10, 2016 - 6:28 PM

A documentary that takes an intimate look at the daily dramas of Filipino foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong premieres at Asia’s largest film festival

An undated handout photo released on October 10, 2016 by Manila-based producer Chuck Gutierrez of Voyage Studios shows a still from the documentary 'Sunday Beauty Queen', directed by Baby Ruth Villarama which has premiered at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea. Chuck Gutierrez/Sunday Beauty Queen/handout/AFP

Top 5 of 100 greatest Asian films of all-time from Busan International Film Festival

Oct 04, 2015 - 10:05 PM

Lino Brocka Mike de Leon and Lav Diaz s films are also part of the 100 great Asian films

Dua film Indonesia masuk ke Asian Project Market 2015 di Festival Busan

Aug 04, 2015 - 7:47 PM

Asian Project Market 2015 bagian dari rangkaian Festival Film Busan 2015 kali ini memasukkan dua film dari Indonesia ke dalam daftar film terpilih Dua film itu masing masing disutradarai Mouly Surya dan Eddie Cahyono

Asian Project Market 2015, diselenggarakan 4-6 Oktober 2015, adalah bagian dari gelaran Busan International Film Festival 2015. Foto Dok. Busan International Film Festival

Animators affirm Hayao Miyazaki's artistry

Oct 16, 2013 - 8:43 PM

Japanese animator heads into retirement leaving body of deeply human lyrical films

RETIREMENT. Miyazaki leaves body of elegant animation. Photo: Damien Meyer/AFP

'Transit' earns Special Mention in Busan

Oct 12, 2013 - 8:15 PM

Film festival Asia s largest cinema event in concluding ceremonies October 12

CITATION. Hannah Espia, director of 'Transit.' Photos: Ted Aljibe/AFP

Tarantino: 'Earth couldn't handle my serial-killer film'

Oct 12, 2013 - 10:44 AM

Screenwriter director stirs lively discussion at Busan International Film Festival

LIVELY EXCHANGE. Tarantino with fellow filmmaker Bong Joon-ho. Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP

'Transit' emerges as front-runner in Busan

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:08 PM

Philippine entry by first time director Hannah Espia picks up momentum in international scene

DIASPORA, IDENTITY. Hannah Espia, director of 'Transit,' at the Busan festival. Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP

Thai, Lebanese films share top award at Busan fest

Oct 13, 2012 - 2:22 PM

A low budget experimental production from Thailand and a gripping Lebanese drama share the main award at Asia s largest film festival