Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Announces Nominees, #PPP4SamaAll Awards Night on Dec. 12

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, DECEMBER 7, 2020 — Nine out of the 13 films from the Premium Selection Section of the 4th Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) were considered for the selection of nominees for the #PPP4SamaAll Awards Night to be held virtually on December 12.  The PPP Premium Selection features titles that had a limited release …

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 4 Releases Festival Calendar and Events Guide

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, OCTOBER 31, 2020 — As the 4th Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) opened on October 31 with the Short Film Showcase with free access to all subscribers to 80 short films featuring the 12 finalists of the CineMarya Women’s Short Film Festival Premiere, 63 titles from 21 regional film festivals, and five Sine …

FDCP Updates Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Calendar with More Screenings and Events, Extends until December 13

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, OCTOBER 28, 2020 — In response to the clamor to lengthen the duration of the 4th Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), plus due to the inclusion of new titles to the lineup now totaling 170 films, and to accommodate the final fine-tuning of some works in the PPP Premium Selection section, the Film …

FDCP Unveils 10 Premium Films for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, PPP4 to Screen at least 145 Titles

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, OCTOBER 8, 2020 — It’s a gathering of almost anything and everything Filipino in the 4th edition of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) that features at least 145 titles — 67 full-length films and 78 short films. The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), as organizer of the PPP, extends the …

FDCP’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 4 Offers Premium Films, Classics, Oscars Submissions, Tributes, and More

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, OCTOBER 6, 2020 — The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will showcase over 100 films in the 4th Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP) which will have its first online edition this year from October 31 to November 15 at the agency’s new FDCP Online Channel. The PPP4 is an FDCP-led omnibus …

‘Cuddle Weather’ Review: Loneliness, Attraction and Ambition

CUDDLE WEATHER (2019) Review Directed by Rod Marmol I don’t know what it is about movies with characters that are lonely and sad but they just interest me so much. Maybe because being lonely is one of our most vulnerable states and there’s an unexplainable emptiness that visits me every now and then. That being …

Sine Sandaan Venue to Pay Homage to Pinoy Art Deco Cinema

The honorees, living legends, and icons of Philippine Cinema can look forward to taking a trip down memory lane during Sine Sandaan: Celebrating the Luminaries of Philippine Cinema’s 100 Years on September 12 as the New Frontier Theater is transformed to an Art Deco Cinema as an homage to the standalone theaters during the Golden …

Getting A-List Actors in the Family Drama ‘Circa’

  Anita Linda, Jaclyn Jose, Ricky Davao, Gina Alajar, Laurice Guillien with the special participation of the late Eddie Garcia, writer and director Adolf Alix, Jr. gathered a plethora of award-winning actors for his family drama ‘Circa.’ But how did he get all these A-List actors from the Philippine entertainment industry? “I have worked with …