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The film festival will push through from September 2 to 12
The PMPPA says film industry health and safety protocols — which follow government standards – don't need IATF approval anymore
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'Yung gumagawa ng pelikula na wala talagang platform, magshishift tayo sa mga streaming platforms na parang Netflix, pero gobyerno ang gagawa,' says Film Development Council of the Philippines Chairperson Liza Diño
The charming coming-of-age film is streaming for free!
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The writer pays tribute to her Tito Peque, whose legacy, perhaps, reverberates the most in his hometown of Bacolod City
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This short film by Rappler’s Jeff Digma tells the story of the lockdown in Luzon as seen from the eyes of a boy, who watches helplessly as the situation spirals out of control
The festival has originally been moved to late June and early July due to the coronavirus
Cannes has been postponed until the end of June, while the team behind the Venice film festival is strongly against going virtual
The program is the FDCP's assistance to workers in the audio-visual sector who have suddenly found themselves unemployed due to a catastrophe
The festival, original scheduled in August, will be moved to a yet-to-be-announced date
The Cannes film festival will not take place as planned in May, with its directors looking at postponing it until late June
The film studios suspend shootings due to the coronavirus advisory
The first Summer Film Festival was originally set for April 11 to 21
'It will gather a lot of people, and that's what we are trying to avoid,' says MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia
Organizers of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards cancel Indian cinema's biggest awards ceremony over the spreading coronavirus
Award-winning filmmaker Ramona Diaz will discuss the production of her film A Thousand Cuts with Rappler PLUS members
The first Metro Manila Summer Film Festival kicks off on April 11, 2020
'The threat to shut down ABS-CBN jeopardizes a critical bridge to the past that grounds us as a people'
Some 340 films from all 4 corners of the globe will be showcased, with 18 competing for the prestigious 'Golden Bear' prize
PRESS RELEASE: The 10 best short features will be announced on May 12 and will be screened at the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival in August
The documentary follows Imelda Marcos, wife of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
The Film Development Council of the Philippines will recognize 64 industry members on February 9
The World War I movie wins 7 awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Sam Mendes
The movie starring Joaquin Phoenix has 11 nominations, but Sam Mendes' World War movie '1917' is the favorite to win the best film and best director categories
‘The film takes place in the Philippines but its central conflict, as you may imagine, reverberates far beyond that country’s border’
‘The tech platforms are saying ‘We don’t know what to do, or we're doing our best,’ but it's not enough,’ says Maria Ressa
The Netflix documentary traces the career of the 30-year-old singer, from her beginnings in country music to international stardom
The festival kicked off in December 2019 but due to popular demand and support from the local government, it has been extended until January 24, 2020
The screening will be held on January 29, with a panel discussion to follow
Actress Cate Blanchett will preside over the prestigious film festival's jury this September, two years after she headed Cannes in 2018
The movie starring Aga Muhlach was the highest earner in the recent Metro Manila Film Festival
The 'BlacKkKlansman' director is the first person of black African descent to preside at the world's biggest film festival
Aga Muhlach's 'Miracle in Cell No 7' made the most in the box office during the festival
The story of Batman's main villain earns 11 nominations for Britain's showpiece film awards, including Best Film
'Believe it or not, 'Mission Unstapabol' is a refreshing effort from Tuviera, Sotto and their usual team.'
'3Pol Trobol' peddles the most obsolete of ideals
'The localization makes not just its charms but also its tragedy more profound'
Here's a quick guide to reviews of all the MMFF 2019 films. Which one are you watching?
There is nothing discreet about 'The Mall, the Merrier'
The film sounds good on paper but fails to register fully
'Pamana ni Lola' tells the story of Alissa, a teenager who is slowly discovering what it means to grow up in their household
Pokwang hits cinemas for early pullout of 'Mindanao,' 'Culion': 'Huwag naman tayo puro sa pera lang'
Films like 'Culion' and 'Mindanao' have apparently been pulled out of some cinemas over low ticket sales
The day after winning all major MMFF 2019 awards, only 38 cinemas nationwide screened the movie