KWENTO NATIN ‘TO: A Guide to the Active Vista International Human Rights Festival 2021

Do you feel heard and seen? Do you think that the dominant narratives in our country tell the real stories of your life, livelihood, and lifestyle? In time with the commemoration of the Martial Law declaration in the Philippines on September 21, human rights organization DAKILA will launch the annual Active Vista International Human Rights …

Jomari Angeles and Andrew Gan in a different kind of everlasting love in ‘Limited Edition’

Once upon a time, three fine gentlemen named Jethro, Arnold and Mario, figure in a different kind of love, complete with its many saccharine trappings, weep-triggering tribulations and promise of happily ever after which are all in “Limited Edition.” “Limited Edition” is a romantic drama about finding one’s elusive and everlasting love with a love …

Crowd favorite and critically-acclaimed film ‘Cleaners’ available to stream worldwide on Upstream this September

QUEZON CITY, September 13, 2021, Upstream finally gives CLEANERS the worldwide release it deserves starting on September 18. Hailed as “one of the best Filipinos films of 2019” by CNN Philippines Life®, Glenn Barit’s debut film was also announced as Top 1 in the Top 25 Films of 2021 by the popular film website Letterboxd. …

‘Way Back Home’ starring Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Montes to stream on KTX.PH

ABS-CBN Film Restoration delivers another compelling family-drama to today’s audiences with the premiere of the digitally restored and remastered version of “Way Back Home,” starring Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Montes, in the latest edition of Sagip Pelikula Festival on KTX.ph starting September 14 (Tuesday).   With its story conceptualized by Anna Karenina L. Ramos, Dang Bagas, …

Musical-narrative series ‘Still’ ready to move viewers this year

The feels are coming, and they will hit you hard. Set in a pandemic-struck music camp, Still puts the spotlight on young aspiring artists as they navigate through a period of isolation and struggle. Heartstrings will be pulled as they latch on hope through their music. This is their ode to the quarantine generation.  Its …

Kylie Verzosa is ‘The Housemaid’ in PH remake of hit Korean erotic thriller

This September, be prepared to see beauty queen Kylie Verzosa as “The Housemaid.” Kylie Verzosa plays Daisy, a woman in her 20s who is offered a huge salary mainly to take care of Nami, daughter of William (Albert Martinez), a billionaire, and Roxanne (Louise Delos Reyes), who is pregnant with twins. Daisy succeeds in building …

WATCH: Venice International Film Festival trailer for Erik Matti’s ‘On The Job: The Missing 8’

The first look of On The Job: The Missing 8 film in this special Venice International Film Festival trailer. The film will have its world premiere this September 10. And will have an Asia-wide release as part of a 6-episode series this September 12 as an HBO Asia Original series on HBO GO. Inspired by …

Janno Gibbs, Maui Taylor, Rose Van Ginkel in a throuple in Darryl Yap’s ’69+1′

This year, there’s no sign of stopping for hitmaker and controversial director Darryl Yap, as his new movie 69+1 starring Maui Taylor, Rose Van Ginkel, and Janno Gibbs streams online this September. 69+1 is about lesbian couple Ivy (Maui Taylor) and Patricia (Rose Van Ginkel) who are on their way to their 7th anniversary. To …

FDCP to Celebrate First Philippine Film Industry Month this September

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, AUGUST 26, 2021 — Beginning this year, the Philippines will officially celebrate and commemorate the heritage, significance, and legacy of Philippine Cinema through Philippine Film Industry Month in September, an annual month-long observation mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte. The Film Development Council of Philippines (FDCP), as the lead agency in observing Philippine Film …

Daniel Padilla, Charo Santos-Concio starrer ‘Kun Maupay Man It Panahon’ wins the Cinema e Gioventù Prize at Locarno Film Festival

The Filipino film Kun Maupay Man It Panahon (Whether The Weather Is Fine) received the Cinema e Gioventù (Youth Jury Prize) Prize at the recent Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland. Directed by Carlo Francisco Manatad and starring Charo Santos-Concio, Daniel Padilla, and Rans Rifol, it tells of a young man’s search for his mother and beloved in the …