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The Best Filipino films of 2016

Jan 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Movie writer and critic Oggs Cruz shares his top 15 picks for 2016

'Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli' review: Colorless history

Sep 24, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Hermano Puli is as colorless as an afternoon with a droning history teacher writes movie critic Oggs Cruz of the movie starring Aljur Abrenica

ALJUR ABRENICA. Aljur plays the titular character Hermano Puli in the film 'Ang Hapis at Himagsik ni Hermano Puli.'

#PugadBaboy: Quality Pinoy films

Apr 01, 2016 - 5:00 AM

'Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis' Review: No greater love

Mar 28, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Characters from Rizal’s work creatures from legends and sorrowful icons plucked from the pages of our history books cross paths in Lav Diaz’s intricate tapestry

'Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis' stars: Why you should watch 'mesmerizing' Lav Diaz film

Mar 26, 2016 - 9:25 AM

The stars of the Berlinale winning Lav Diaz film Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis share how rewarding the experience of watching the film in the cinema is

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Lav Diaz 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' to be shown in PH cinemas

Mar 09, 2016 - 6:54 PM

The movie will be in Philippine theaters starting March 26

'Hele' from the other side: Cherie Gil's Berlin film fest chronicles

Mar 02, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Cherie Gil talks about her Berlinale experience cheering on Lav Diaz and the Hele team and her encounter with Meryl Streep

LEGEND. Cherie Gil poses with Meryl Streep at the Berlin International Film Festival. Photo courtesy of Cherie Gil

Lav Diaz wins Silver Bear at Berlin Film Festival

Feb 21, 2016 - 10:21 AM

Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis wins the Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives in cinema at the Berlin Film Festival

Weary crowd cheers Lav Diaz's 8-hour epic at Berlin film fest

Feb 19, 2016 - 11:29 AM

It was an amazing experience – totally worth it said Taiwanese film critic Yun hua Chen

'HELE SA HIWAGANG HAPIS.' Director Lav Diaz at a photo call for the Berlin International Film Festival 2016 with stars Piolo Pascual and John Lloyd Cruz. Photo by Britta Pedersen

Filipino maestro of slow burn films, Lav Diaz, heads to Berlin

Feb 18, 2016 - 10:44 PM

My principle is the filmmaker shouldn t struggle by himself The viewer must struggle with me says the director whose 8 hour film A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery is the longest ever to compete in the Berlinale

LAV DIAZ. The director's 8-hour long 'A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery' ?('Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis' ?in Filipino) is the longest entry ever at the Berlinale. Screengrab from Instagram/paulsoriano1017

Main lineup, Berlin film festival 2016

Feb 08, 2016 - 10:21 PM

Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis from Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz is part of the festival lineup

Piolo Pascual and John Lloyd Cruz to star in new Lav Diaz film

Jul 06, 2015 - 6:38 PM

The movie is produced by Paul Soriano s film company Ten17P

School at home

Apr 09, 2012 - 8:31 PM

The homeschooling movement in the Philippines is growing How will your child and family benefit from it?

LEARNING AT HOME. Home is where the learning is, as well as the child's best teachers: his parents. Photo courtesy of HAPI.