‘Tagpuan’ continues to be recognized around the world

After its world premiere in last year’s MMFF where it won 3rd best picture and best supporting actress, Tagpuan, a film by McArthur C. Alejandre, written by multi awarded screenwriter, Ricky Lee, and starred in and produced by Alfred Vargas, has since competed in 4 international festivals and has won Best Feature Film at the …

Alfred Vargas elated over Tagpuan’s Best Feature Film win at the 6th Chauri Chaura Int’l Film Festival

After 11 nominations and 2 awards (3rd best picture and best supporting actress for Shaina Magdayao) at last December’s Metro Manila Film Festival, Tagpuan was declared the Best Feature Film at the 6th Chauri Chaura International Film Festival in India. Alfred Vargas, the lead actor and producer of Tagpuan, is elated over the film’s international …

‘Tagpuan’: From Manila to Hong Kong to New York, with Love

When asked if the story of Tagpuan is still relevant with the ongoing pandemic, director McArthur Alejandre shares a rather deep personal meaning of love and life. “Ang pandemic ginawa tayong mas reflective sa buhay. Dahil sa pandemic na-assess natin ang maraming bagay na dati nating nakaliligtaan lamang. Mas naging introspective tayo, mas nag-value tayo …

GUIDE: The 13th Cinemalaya Film Festival

The Cultural Center of the Philippines, in partnership with the Cinemalaya Foundation, presents the 13th edition of the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival – the most prestigious film festival in the country. With nine (9) full-length feature films, twelve (12) short films, a numerous films (full-length, short and documentary) for exhibition (non-competition) from different film festivals, …

Perry Escaño’s Family Comedy “Ang Sikreto ng Piso” Aims to Be Part of MMFF 2017

June 27, 2017. One of the hopefuls of getting in the Metro Manila Film Festival was launched – the family comedy movie titled Ang Sikreto ng Piso written and directed by Perry Escaño. “ANG SIKRETO NG PISO” (The Secret of the Philippine Peso Coin), a family-oriented comedy and historical film inspired by actual events on the smuggle …

Alfred Vargas is a Teacher Who Shoots in “Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa” Teaser

One of the ten (10) Cinemalaya 2017 entries, Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa will probably be the first to finish production as they are the first to release a teaser video of their film. Check out the teaser here: Alfred Vargas plays a farmer who pretends to be a teacher in order to save the kids …

Alfred Vargas Stars in #Cinemalaya2017 Official Entry “Ang Guro Kong Di Marunong Magbasa”

“Ang Guro Kong Di Marunong Magbasa” is one of the ten (10) finalists for Cinemalaya 2017 full-length film competition written and directed by theater, television, and film actor Perry Escaño.      The lead actor is Alfred Vargas who plays a farmer who pretends to be a teacher in order to save the kids in …