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Sarah Geronimo to perform in music festival in Japan

Sep 17, 2018 - 10:32 PM

Sarah will be performing with other artists from around the region

SARAH GERONIMO. The pop star is representing the Philippines in the ASEAN-Japan Music Festival. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

7 dead, 5 in coma after taking drugs at Vietnam music festival

Sep 17, 2018 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) 'Police investigators are trying to figure out what type of drug that was,' deputy director of Hanoi police Nguyen Van Vien tells reporters

LISTEN: All the Philpop Top 30 songs

Sep 12, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Which song is your favorite?

The Philippines’ Silent Filmfest, the only one in Asia

Sep 07, 2018 - 6:30 AM

The 12th International Silent Film Festival was held in SM Megamall from August 30 to September 2

SILENT FILM. Arturo Carballo’s ‘Frivolinas,’ a 1920s-era Spanish film, is live scored by Filipino band Tapati at the 12th International Silent Film Festival. Screenshot from Facebook.com/InternationalSilentFilmFestivalManila

FULL LIST: ToFarm Film Festival lineup

Sep 05, 2018 - 4:16 PM

The festival runs from September 12-18

Why Katrina Halili accepted the lead role in dystopian flick 'Mga Anak ng Kamote'

Sep 04, 2018 - 6:30 AM

'Mga Anak ng Kamote' is part of the ToFarm Film Festival lineup

Katrina Halili. Photos by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Bicol officials deny 'tanim droga' at Naga checkpoints

Sep 02, 2018 - 1:33 PM

'We assure the public that all actions of our law enforcement agencies will be within the bounds of law,' says Naga City official Allen Reondanga

'DISINFORMATION' ALERT. Naga City public information office head Allen Reondanga denies a claim in a 'chain message' saying there will be 'tanim droga' operations (planting of illegal drugs) in checkpoints in Naga City. Screenshot from Reondanga's Facebook account

Never Forget Film Festival lineup announced

Aug 29, 2018 - 5:44 PM

Check the films and documentaries to be screened at the festival commemorating the 46th year of the declaration of Martial Law

Cairo bans street sheep slaughter for Eid holiday

Aug 20, 2018 - 11:35 AM

Eid al-Adha, or the festival of sacrifice, is marked by Muslims sacrificing animals according to religious traditions at the end of the hajj annual pilgrimage

SACRIFICE. Sheep like these in Syria, will be slaughtered when Muslims across the world will celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice. Photo by Delil Souleiman/AFP

WATCH: Rain or shine, Quezon's Niyogyugan goes on

Aug 20, 2018 - 12:41 AM

It starts raining 30 minutes into the parade, but the dancers don't stop

COLORFUL. Infanta town's dancers are dressed as their famous suman, while some are clad in colorful skirts. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Coconut in different forms at Quezon's Niyogyugan Festival 2018

Aug 19, 2018 - 12:27 AM

Local officials say total sales from booths selling local delicacies and products have reached P17 million

PRODUCTS. Booths of Atimonan and Pagbilao in Quezon province are made of coconut products at the Niyogyugan Festival at the provincial capitol. All photos by Aika Rey/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018 fans day

Aug 15, 2018 - 10:09 AM

The film festival holds its caravan at the Samsung Hall in SM Aura

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Xian Lim will direct his first movie for Cinemalaya 2019

Aug 14, 2018 - 7:15 AM

Xian's movie 'Tabon' is part of the 2019 lineup

IN PHOTOS: 2018 Cinemalaya awards night

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:19 AM

Eddie Garcia wins his third best actor, plus Therese Malvar wins Best Supporting Actress for two roles

IN PHOTOS: Your Pinoy rock faves share the stage at Orange & Lemons’s Moonlane Festival

Aug 08, 2018 - 12:01 PM

Moonlane Festival’s solid lineup, curated by Orange & Lemons, was a mix of longtime favorites as well as up-and-comers.

ORANGE & LEMONS. The band celebrated the re-release of their 15 year-old debut album, ‘Love in the Land of Rubber Shoes & Dirty Ice Cream,’ and brought friends along to play for Moonlane, a day-long music festival. All photos by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Meet the Philpop 2018 semi-finalists from Visayas and Mindanao

Aug 08, 2018 - 8:30 AM

'If you give us an open door, then we will show up'

'Citizen Jake' pulled out from Cinemalaya 2018 lineup

Aug 06, 2018 - 10:29 AM

The producers of the movie did not give a reason for the pullout

IN PHOTOS: Cinemalaya 2018 opens at CCP with 'BuyBust'

Aug 04, 2018 - 11:33 AM

Anne Curtis and the rest of the movie's cast make an appearance at the festival opening

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino announces 6 films under Special Feature Section

Aug 02, 2018 - 12:04 PM

The 6 films will be shown in selected cinemas, together with the 8 other participating movies under the festival

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino. Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Lorde, SZA and more rock Jakarta’s We The Fest 2018

Aug 01, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The 2018 edition of the Indonesian music festival boasted a massive lineup that included Vince Staples, Miguel, James Bay, Honne, Eric Nam and more

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

COA finds Montano’s P12M contracts questionable

Jul 26, 2018 - 1:22 PM

Montano approves the contracts for Intramuros and a music festival without a go-signal from the board, and in one instance, he disregards approval of the winning bidder and negotiates directly with the losing bidder instead

QUESTIONABLE CONTRACTS. Cesar Montano's contracts with performers and music festival organizers in 2017 are flagged by auditors for violating procurement and Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) rules. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler


Maine Mendoza to join MMFF movie with Vic Sotto, Coco Martin

Jul 25, 2018 - 11:58 AM

The movie is Maine's first movie without on-screen partner Alden Richards

Girl power: Filipina cyclists headline PH delegation in RideLondon

Jul 23, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Jermyn Prado and Jeremy Maraña reigned supreme in the PRUride PH 2018’s Philippine National Road Race Championships

GIRL POWER. Jermyn Prado (left) and Jeremy Maraña represent the Philippines in what is billed as the world's largest cycling festival. Photo by Carla Molina


Manila Symphony Junior Orchestra wins Summa Cum Laude International Music Festival

Jul 12, 2018 - 4:12 PM

The MSJO ties with Israel's Jerusalem Conservatory Hassadna String Orchestra for the top prize

Photo by Miracle Romano

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018: The 8 full-length films

Jul 09, 2018 - 2:52 PM

The festival is scheduled from August 15-21

When and where you can watch 'BuyBust' abroad

Jul 07, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Anne Curtis shares screening dates for viewers in South Korea, Canada, and the United States

BUYBUST. The film gets screenings in the US, South Korea, and Canada. Screenshot from Instagram.com/annecurtissmith

The week in photos: June 30-July 6, 2018

Jul 07, 2018 - 1:55 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A football fan with his face painted with the flags of England and Colombia cheers before the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on July 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS

Cinemalaya 2018: The 10 short films

Jul 06, 2018 - 6:47 PM

Which of these Cinemalaya 2018 short films will you watch?

Eddie Garcia returns to Cinemalaya in martial law-themed movie

Jul 05, 2018 - 11:47 AM

The actor plays a colonel in 'ML'

Cinemalaya presscon. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Cinemalaya 2018: The 10 full-length films

Jul 04, 2018 - 7:42 PM

The festival takes place from August 3 to 12

Cinemalaya presscon. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

The week in photos: June 23-29, 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 10:30 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

People take part in the annual 2018 New York City Pride Parade on June 24, 2018 as they make their way down 7th Avenue in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

MMFF announces first 4 movies for 2018 film festival

Jun 29, 2018 - 5:27 PM

Anne Curtis, Coco Martin, Vic Sotto, and Vice Ganda lead the first 4 films

Shireen Seno is Best Script Writer at 2018 Shanghai International Film Festival

Jun 27, 2018 - 11:06 AM

The Filipino filmmaker wins for her film, 'Nervous Translation'

NERVOUS TRANSLATION. The film picks up another international award. Photo from Facebook.com/nervoustranslation

IN PHOTOS: Fete de la Musique 2018 kicks off in Makati

Jun 26, 2018 - 8:05 PM

Filipinos start the World Music Day celebrations

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

1 dead, 3 injured as van hits pedestrians near Dutch music festival

Jun 18, 2018 - 2:37 PM

The driver flees the scene following the incident at about 4:00 am (0200 GMT) by the Pinkpop Festival in the southern town of Landgraaf, near the German border

Fresh produce, Filipino food take spotlight at 8th Philippine Harvest

Jun 15, 2018 - 5:23 PM

The fair takes place from June 14 to 17 at the Central Square, Bonifacio High Street

WATCH: Inspiring films on Uber driver, a jazz bar, swimmer with no legs

Jun 14, 2018 - 12:55 PM

The winning films of Vice President Leni Robredo's Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival will be screened at Ayala Malls Cinemas from June 13 to 30

INSPIRING. Marlon Driver, the Uber driver starring the winning film 'Ang Biyahe ni Marlon' has a condition called Tourette's Syndrom. Screenshot from 'Ang Biyahe ni Marlon'

Vic Sotto, Coco Martin to team up for MMFF movie

Jun 13, 2018 - 9:06 PM

Coco confirms he and the 'Eat Bulaga' host are set to work together for an MMFF movie this year

The movie entries for the ToFarm film festival 2018

Jun 13, 2018 - 3:41 PM

The film festival opens on September 12

Photos by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Inspiring stories banner Independence Day film fest

Jun 09, 2018 - 11:08 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo hopes to promote positive stories through the 'Istorya ng Pag-Asa' Film Festival

HOPE. Istorya ng Pag-Asa Film Festival features 15 stories of inspiring Filipinos. Photo from OVP Facebook Page

Albay caps Magayon Festival with Santacruzan

Jun 03, 2018 - 10:40 AM

'We hope that by doing this, we have sparked interest among the millennials to learn more about our local culture and traditions,' says Dorothy Fernandez Colle, head of the provincial tourism, culture, and the arts office in Albay

YEARLY CELEBRATION. Albay celebrates the Magayon and Flores de Mayo festivals in one procession. Photos by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

The week in photos: May 19-25, 2018

May 26, 2018 - 2:59 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

In this photograph taken on May 21, 2018 an internally displaced Afghan child looks on from a windows in her temporary home at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Herat. / AFP PHOTO / HOSHANG HASHIMI

Japan wins Cannes top prize after Harvey Weinstein accuser takes stage

May 20, 2018 - 12:11 PM

'Shoplifters' wins the Palme d'Or, as women call for justice for victims of sexual abuse at the Cannes Film Festival

Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-Eda (R) poses on stage with Australian actress and President of the Jury Cate Blanchett after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)" on May 19, 2018 during the closing ceremony of the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

The week in photos: May 12-18, 2018

May 19, 2018 - 2:48 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A Palestinian youth waves a sparkler next a mosque in Gaza City on May 16, 2018, as the faithful prepare to start the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

'Bhoy Intsik' wins Best Editing award in Nice International Film Festival of World Cinema

May 17, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Filipino movie editor John Anthony Wong wins the award for the film, which stars RS Francisco and Ronwaldo Martin

Movie Reviews: All 8 CineFilipino 2018 feature films

May 14, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Movie writer Oggs Cruz reviews all 8 films

Male Hollywood stars must take pay cuts – Salma Hayek

May 13, 2018 - 10:21 PM

'Time's up. You had a good run but it is time now to be generous with the actresses,' Salma says to the men

US-Mexican actress Salma Hayek Pinault walk the red carpet in protest of the lack of female filmmakers honored throughout the history of the festival at the screening of "Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du Soleil)" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2018 in Cannes, southeastern France.  Only 82 films in competition in the official selection have been directed by women since the inception of the Cannes Film Festival whereas 1,645 films in the past 71 years have been directed by men. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

FULL LIST: CineFilipino 2018 winners

May 13, 2018 - 6:26 PM

'The Eternity Between Seconds' wins Best Film

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2018

May 13, 2018 - 11:36 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Supreme Court on May11, 2018 voting on the quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'Time's up': Female stars fight back at Cannes protest

May 12, 2018 - 11:20 PM

The women participating in the march reflect the breadth of female talent around the globe but acutely under-represented in the cinema world

'TIME'S UP' PROTEST. Australian actress and President of the Jury Cate Blanchett arrives on May 10, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Cold War (Zimna Wojna)' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP