#ToFarmFilmFestival2017 Reviews: High Tide, Instalado, What Home Feels Like

Started July 12 at SM Megamall, SM Manila, Gateway Cineplex, Robinsons Galleria and Greenbelt 1, the ToFarm Film Festival 2017 aims to uplift the farmers as well as its professional development. It is most worthy and significant since this is the only film festival that showcases the lives, journeys, aspirations, trials and tribulations – failures and successes of the farmers and other stewards of agriculture. The … Continue reading #ToFarmFilmFestival2017 Reviews: High Tide, Instalado, What Home Feels Like

WATCH: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Official Entry “Patay na si Hesus” Full Trailer

Just a month before its nationwide release through FDCP’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, Jaclyn Jose starrer “Patay na se Hesus” released its full trailer. Watch the full trailer here: When Iyay (Jaclyn Kose) learns that Hesus, her ex-husband, has died, she gathers her children and tells them they are going on a road trip from Cebu City to Dumaguete. No ifs or buts about it: they are attending … Continue reading WATCH: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Official Entry “Patay na si Hesus” Full Trailer

FDCP Announces Student Rates, More Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

As if audiences need more reason to watch the films of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines has recently announced that cinemas nationwide will be offering student rates during the event, One Hundred Fifty Pesos (P 150) for students in Metro Manila, and One Hundred Pesos (P 100) for students in provinces outside Metro Manila. This is on top … Continue reading FDCP Announces Student Rates, More Promos for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

“Jay,” “Thy Womb,” “Ang Babaeng Humayo” To be Screened at The Venice Film Festival in Manila

Finally, the famous “Venice Film Festival” of La Biennale di Venezia is coming to the Philippines, a ‘premiere’ for the whole ASEAN region. The event – organized in the framework of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Italy and the Philippines – will take place on July 26 to 31 and will be appropriately hosted in the Venice Grand Canal Mall at … Continue reading “Jay,” “Thy Womb,” “Ang Babaeng Humayo” To be Screened at The Venice Film Festival in Manila

Full List: Winners of the 2nd ToFarm Film Festival

Sunday, July 16, 2017. The stars and guests the second ToFarm Film Festival gathered to recognize the talents of the people behind the six feature film entries in the awards night. The event was hosted by real life couple Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez. Here are the winners: Best Supporting Actor: Francis Magundayao for Instalado Best Supporting Actress: Barbara Miguel for Instalado Best Sound and Music: … Continue reading Full List: Winners of the 2nd ToFarm Film Festival

Ilonggo Film “High Tide” Tackles Climate Change

As part of the 2nd TOFARM Film Festival’s line-up, HIGH TIDE, a film written and directed by award-winning film editor Tara Illenberger, will be screened at select cinemas from July 12 – 28. HIGH TIDE is a drama-adventure film about how the rising sea level and erratic tide schedule affects the people residing near the coastal, whose livelihood depends on it. This is a story … Continue reading Ilonggo Film “High Tide” Tackles Climate Change

“What Home Feels Like” is Close to the Heart of First Time Director Joseph Abello

An OFW story is not new to Philippine cinema, but there’ll always be something in it that the Filipino audience will come to see. Joseph Abello’s first film What Home Feels Like will take us to the intimate life of Antonio (Bembol Roco), who goes home from his work as a seaman and stays with his family longer than the usual. But how did the story … Continue reading “What Home Feels Like” is Close to the Heart of First Time Director Joseph Abello

New Poster for “Star na si Van Damme Stallone” Released

Cine Filipino 2016 3rd Best Picture Star na Si Van Damme Stallone releases a new poster for its Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino release this August. Check out the brand new poster here: Based on real-life characters and events, this tale is about NADIA, a single mom from Bocaue, Bulacan, who goes through the trials and tribulations of raising VANVAN, a child with Down Syndrome. As a mother, one is … Continue reading New Poster for “Star na si Van Damme Stallone” Released

Roster of Titles Divulge in This Year’s QC Shorts

A thrilling new collection of independent short films from “QC Shorts” is bound to delight attendees of the 2017 QCinema International Film Festival (QCinema). “QC Shorts” is one of the competition sections of QCinema which awards the “Best Short Film” and “Jury Award for Short Film” to the winning entries. Now in its fifth year, QCinema is the only local festival that provides production grants … Continue reading Roster of Titles Divulge in This Year’s QC Shorts

13 Reasons Why You Should Watch “Pamilya Ordinaryo”

If you have already watched this film last year either at CCP during Cinemalaya 2016 or during its cinema release around early September, congratulations! PamilyaOrdinaryo is definitely a must-watch! It has won numerous awards in Film Festivals in London, Italy, Japan, Poland, Vietnam, USA and Australia, and is now nominated in nine (9) categories at the Gawad Urian. You might want to watch it again, … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why You Should Watch “Pamilya Ordinaryo”