Jose Rizal the movie will show in Pinoy international film fest

Jose Rizal the movie will show in Pinoy international film fest

By Abner Galino The highly acclaimed movie Jose Rizal is getting a special screening at the much-awaited first Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) slated on October 7, 8 and 9 in the City of Carson. As the community celebrates Filipino American History month, the film on the life of Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal […]

07.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings ·
Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

Films vying for Venice’s Golden Lion

The world’s oldest film festival winds up Saturday with a lavish ceremony to award the coveted Golden Lion as well as a host of other accolades. Here are short synopses of the works in competition at the 73rd edition of the Venice film festival: Ana Lily Amirpour (US), “Bad Batch”: In this cannibal love story […]

PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Dreamweaver,” the Philippines’ entry to the closing night of the 2016 Euro Asia Short Film Festival, garnered admiration and generated discussion from the panelists and audience on 10 June 2016. Film and movie enthusiasts gathered at the Embassy of Italy for the 5th and closing night of the film festival which featured nine short […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Legal Matters, Local News ·
John Lloyd wants to venture into directing

John Lloyd wants to venture into directing

John Lloyd Cruz hopes to direct a movie in the future. Cruz said he realized that he wants to give directing a try when he attended the Berlin International Film Festival last February. Cruz was among the stars of Lav Diaz’s “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” which won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize at the […]

31.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Cannes Film Festival 2016: week one highlights

Cannes Film Festival 2016: week one highlights

A rundown of key events during the first week of the 69th Cannes Film Festival, which opens Wednesday, May 11. Wednesday, May 11 – Opening Ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival hosted by Laurent Lafitte – Screening of “Café Society” by Woody Allen (Out of Competition – opening film) Thursday, May 12 – Screening of […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Relentless work for stylist army behind the scenes at Cannes

Relentless work for stylist army behind the scenes at Cannes

(Cannes, France-AFP) – An army of stylists, hairdressers and make-up artists work flat-out behind the scenes at the Cannes Film Festival to ensure not an eyelash is out of place for the big moment on the red carpet. “We have a real responsibility. At Cannes, the ‘look’ is dissected at an incredible speed,” said French […]

AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is proud to be a new Spotlight Sponsor of the 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival from Thursday, November 6 through Saturday, November 15. “AARP recognizes the impact that stories and storytellers have in our communities and support events like the San Diego Asian Film Festival that inform, inspire, and entertain […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival’s launching Oct. 15 at FACLA

Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival’s launching Oct. 15 at FACLA

Los Angeles – Filipino Independent Films or Indie Films’ in Town, specifically, in FilipinoTown. The Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival LLC (HFIF LLC) has announced that the Historic Filipinotown Independent Film Festival  that will feature Filipino and Filipino-American independently-produced films from the Philippines will be launched on Wednesday, at 6 p.m. on October 15, 2014 at the Filipino American Community […]

22.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Happenings ·
Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

(TORONTO, Canada-AFP) – The red carpet has been rolled out for the 39th Toronto International Film Festival, which opened Thursday amid criticism over new rules meant to cement the event’s reputation as an Oscar kingmaker. The legal drama “The Judge” — starring Robert Duvall and Robert Downey Jr as father and son — kicked off […]

06.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Batman or Birdman? Venice fest opens with superhero film

Batman or Birdman? Venice fest opens with superhero film

(VENICE-AFP) – The Venice film festival opened with a bang on Wednesday with a brilliant superhero dark comedy that delves into the cinema and theatre worlds to explore the drug that is fame. The first flick to compete at the world’s oldest film festival, Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of […]

27.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, International Stars ·
Shanghai film festival opens with domestic focus

Shanghai film festival opens with domestic focus

(SHANGHAI-AFP) – Shanghai on Saturday kicked off its annual film festival, a nine-day event with a heavy emphasis on Chinese cinema and a sprinkling of Hollywood stars promoting their latest works. The Shanghai International Film Festival dates to 1993, but a similar event in political capital Beijing has stolen some of the spotlight though it […]

Beauty tutorials: get the best looks from Cannes

Beauty tutorials: get the best looks from Cannes

(Relaxnews) – Here’s our pick of the best beauty looks from the film festival in Cannes, which drew to a close this weekend, and how you can replicate them at home. Blake Lively – loose braid  http://youtu.be/S7a1aBxTEkk At the opening of the festival the American star wore her hair in an over-the-shoulder loose braid. For […]

Louis Vuitton presents Resort 2015 collection in Monaco

Louis Vuitton presents Resort 2015 collection in Monaco

(Relaxnews) – The Parisian luxury brand and creative director Nicolas Ghesqière were given a royal reception in Monaco. With the city-state’s Grand Prix next weekend and the ongoing Film Festival in nearby Cannes, Monaco is having something of a moment in the sun. Louis Vuitton picked Monte Carlo to celebrate its new designer’s second collection for the […]

19.05.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

May 1 – May 11, 2014 Venues: Directors Guild of America; CGV Cinemas; Japanese American National Museum; and The Art Theatre of Long Beach. Web announcement: asianfilmfestla.org/2014/

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Soundwall: the art of wireless speakers

Soundwall: the art of wireless speakers

(Relaxnews) – A painting which can blast out your favorite music could be the next big thing in the world of wireless speakers. “Soundwall” is a piece of artwork which streams music from your smartphone, Sonos system or similar devices. The print is simply hung on the wall, plugged into a power outlet and connected […]

14.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Jasmine Curtis is troubled teen in indie film

Jasmine Curtis is troubled teen in indie film

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Young actress Jasmine Curtis will appear in her second independent film this year as a troubled teen caught between the clashing cultures of her heritage — being both Filipino and Israeli. After appearing in the CineFilipino Film Festival entry “Puti,” the 19-year-old actress joins another film festival in a project directed by […]

12.07.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film, Videos ·
No more heartthrob roles for Piolo

No more heartthrob roles for Piolo

Piolo Pascual is happy to graduate from “pa-pogi” roles, with no less than a crime-thriller participating in the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival marking his latest portrayal. “Masaya ako, kasi it’s something that I’ve always wanted to do, something out of the box, something na hindi mo ini-expect, parang hindi pa-pogi, para maiba naman,” Pascual […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
Troubled Ocean: Filmmakers Imagine the Pacific (Philippines)

Troubled Ocean: Filmmakers Imagine the Pacific (Philippines)

Saturday, April 27, 2013 Troubled Ocean: Filmmakers Imagine the Pacific (Philippines) 12:00 – 9:00 PM Norris Cinema Theatre, Frank Sinatra Hall University Park Campus University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90089 Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Questions and RSVPs can be sent to Viet Nguyen at vnguyen@usc.edu. In a one-day festival, screenings and […]

30.04.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·