Root of prostitution and the dangers that lead to HIV/AIDS tackled in advocacy film ‘Sugat sa Dugo’

Poverty. Love isn’t enough, how much we care isn’t enough to put food for our families, to provide a home, to provide safety during these times. It all goes down to money. What makes it worse is if you only have limited resources to have the means to be employed. That’s what the main character …

Teach for the Philippines celebrates 10th year through documentary ‘Kilapsaw’, celebrates teachers’ contributions to nation-building

Manila, Philippines, September 6, 2022 — In time for National Teachers’ Month, non-profit organization Teach for the Philippines (TFP) celebrates its 10th year anniversary with the release of Kilapsaw, a 30-minute documentary film that features the plight of public school teachers and students from all over the country, especially during the time of the COVID-19 …

‘Kakabakaba Ka Ba?’ and other Raquel Villavicencio films now streaming on KTX

A classic Pinoy musical-comedy film comes to today’s viewers as the latest installment of Sagip Pelikula Spotlight brings the digitally restored version of LVN Pictures’ 1980 film “Kakabakaba Ka Ba?” now streaming on KTX.  Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Mike de Leon and co-written with Doy del Mundo and veteran actress Raquel Villavicencio, the revered musical …

‘The Influencer’ tells a cautionary tale of fame in the social media generation

Fame can be a rabbit hole once you let it devour your sensibilities. It can change you for the better or for the worse, it can give you more confidence but it can also give you more reason or more people to bring you down. But in the social media generation when fame can be …

TV5 Parol Lighting Kicks Off Philippine TV’s Longest Christmas Celebration together with Sorsogon and Abra Alagang Kapatid communities

True to its tradition of having the longest Christmas celebration on Philippine television, TV5 officially welcomed the Yuletide Season at the start of the BER months with a Parol Lighting Ceremony held in TV5 Novaliches on September 1. Making this Christmas more meaningful and special is the 10th Anniversary celebration of Alagang Kapatid Foundation, Inc. …

NCCA, FDCP to bring back restored Filipino films to big screen  

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), through the Metropolitan Theater (MET), and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) partnered in strengthening Filipino films through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last August 31, 2022 held at the MET. The MOU signing was led by NCCA and National Historical Commission of the …

Documentary “Delikado” Plays to a full house at Cinemalaya 2022

The gut-wrenching documentary on Palawan’s threatened natural resources and valiant environmental defenders brought an emotional audience – including foreign ambassadors – on their feet multiple times. Closing film, “Delikado,” a documentary on illegal logging in Palawan, screened last August 13, drew the biggest crowd for Cinemalaya 2022, observed festival director Chris Millado. Directed by Deputy …

First reality horror movie ‘Kuta’ explores the mystical Mt. Banahaw

What if you have a chance to win P500,000 just by vlogging? But the catch is… your vlog or video blog must catch a ghost on camera. Would you still grab it? Kuta is the first reality horror movie in the Philippines produced by ECL Multimedia Productions. The film stars Buboy Villar, Krissy Achino, Nico …