Category: Film Festival

Ma’Rosa cast and crew attends Europe Day

Ma’Rosa cast and crew attends Europe Day

The cast of Ma’Rosa, the official entry of Director Brillante Mendoza to the 69th Cannes Film Festival, attended Europe Day on May 5, thursday night, it is originally celebrated at the 9th of may, but due to the upcoming elections it was moved.

On its 25th anniversary the delegation of the European Union at Dusit Thani Hotel, Ayala Center Makati, Philippines, gave the acclaimed director recognition by Ambassador Franz Jenssen. Awarded for being one of the representatives of the Philippines at the Cannes Film Festival and for strengthening the ties of EU and the country.

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(Head of delegations, Ambassador Franz Jenssen with renowned director Brillante Mendoza – Photo by Carlo Camilo Valenzona)

“This is the first time that I had a collaboration with EU and I’m very glad that they got in touch with me to be a partner with them, so that they could also promote my film. They have a lot of plans about my film, they have a lot of plans about artistic collaboration. There is no concrete details yet about the plan, but I’m really looking forward to it”, said Mendoza. (EagleNewsPH)

He is also part of the launch of the an application called “e for u” that night, a comprehensive information hub about the EU for android and apple users.

“Serbis” was the first film Brillante entered at Cannes, last 2008, which was nominated for the coveted Palme d’Or (Golden Palm), this will be his 4th film since then.

Along with the cast and crew, they will be attending the Cannes Film Festival that will be held at France, on May 11 to 22.

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Filipino Filmmaker competes for the main entry at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

Filipino Filmmaker competes for the main entry at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

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(Photos courtesy of Festival de Cannes Page Officielle and Filippinsk Film Festival official page)

Award-winning film director, Brillante Mendoza releases a new film that will be showcase at the 69th Cannes Film Festival held at France. Entitled “Ma’Rosa”, it tells a story about a married couple that owns a sari-sari store in Manila, that they use as a cover-up in selling an illegal drug called Methamphetamines. One night their neighbor begs Rosa to sell him a small pack of the drug, without knowing that it was a buy-bust operation that would lead to Rosa and Nestor’s warrantless arrest by the police.

One of his accomplishments at the Cannes Film Festival was winning Best Director for his film “Kinatay” last 2009.

Starring Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Felix Roco, Jomari Angeles and Andi Eigenmann. “Ma’ Rosa” is a CenterStage Productions as produced by Larry Castillo.

 

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Young Filipino filmmaker enters the short film category

Young Filipino filmmaker enters the short film category

Director Raymund Ribay Gutierrez will be competing at the upcoming 69th Cannes Film Festival with his first serious film, “Imago.” It tells the story of a 54-year-old single parent named Inday (Ruby Ruiz), who works at midnight as a funeral agent, and has a child who has autism named Inna (Inna Tuason).

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(Raymund Gutierrez, left with Brillante Mendoza, right – Photo courtesy of The Web Magazine Blogspot)

This 15-minute film was also written by this 23-year-old, protégé of acclaimed director Brillante Mendoza. He enrolled at Mendoza’s film workshop two years ago, wherein he won best director for his short film entitled “Anggulo.”

He is a graduate of Mapua Institute of Technology with the degree in B.S Multi-Media Arts & Sciences.

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, MRS Screening Schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, MRS Screening Schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Catch #SinagMaynila2016 film MRS in select SM Cinema
Directed by Adolf Alix Jr.

CAST:

Elizabeth Oropesa
Lotlot De Leon
Anita Linda
Daria Ramirez
Rossana Roces
Sharmaine Arnaiz
Angeli Bayani
Gigi Locsin
Sebastian Castro
Ross Pesigan
Arvic Tan

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502572479945660/?type=3&theater

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, LILA Screening Schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, LILA Screening Schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Catch #SinagMaynila2016 film LILA in select SM Cinema
Directed by Gino M. Santos

CAST:

Janine Gutierrez
Enchong Dee
Sherry Lara
Miggs Cuaderno.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502561369946771/?type=3&theater

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

 

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, Expressway Screening Schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, Expressway Screening Schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Catch #SinagMaynila2016 film EXPRESSWAY
Directed by Ato Bautista

CAST:
Alvin Anson
Aljur Abrenica
Kiko Matos
RK Bagatsing
Inez Bernardo
Jim Libiran
Japo Parcero
Arpee Bautista

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502561193280122/?type=3&theater

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, DYAMPER Screening Schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, DYAMPER Screening Schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:
Catch #SinagMaynila2016 film DYAMPER in select SM Cinema
Directed by Mes De Guzman 

CAST:
Alchris Galura
Carlo Aquino
Timothy Mabalot
Kristofer King
Liza Diño-Seguerra
Debbie Garcia

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502560906613484/?type=3&theater

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
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SINAG MAYNILA 2016, T.P.O Screening schedule

SINAG MAYNILA 2016, T.P.O Screening schedule

SCREENING SCHEDULE:

Catch ‪#‎SinagMaynila2016‬ film T.P.O. in select SM Cinemas.
Directed by Joselito Altarejos

CAST:
Oliver Aquino
Mara Lopez
Miko Laurente
Dexter Doria
Menggie Cobarrubias
Yayo Aguila
Monti Parungao
Lex Bonife
Ray an Dulay
May delos Santos
Annelle Durano
Atty. Cecille Soria

Source: https://www.facebook.com/SinagMaynila/photos/a.348987665304143.1073741828.324507011085542/502560369946871/?type=3&theater

 

Sinag Maynila 2016 will run from April 21-26, 2016 at select SM Cinemas.

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/SinagMaynila
Follow us on Twitter and on Instagram: @SinagMaynila

 

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Film Appreciation Workshop with Director Brillante Mendoza

Film Appreciation Workshop with Director Brillante Mendoza

 

ANNOUNCEMENT: FREE Screening of Brillante Mendoza’s Taklub with Film Appreciation workshop. APRIL 21(TH) Time: 10:15am-1:15pm Venue: SM MEGAMALL CINEMA 6 ‪#‎SinagMaynila2016‬

Meet master film maker Brillante Mendoza in this FREE Film Appreciation Workshop with a Q & A after the screening of Taklub. This will be the first activity of Sinag Maynila 2016.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/1608199619502146/

 

Visit our website: http://sinagmaynilafilmfestival.com/
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Brillante Mendoza makes cut for Cannes main competition

Brillante Mendoza makes cut for Cannes main competition

MANILA, Philippines – Another Brillante Mendoza film made it to the Cannes Film Festival.

On Thursday, Cannes announced in their official Twitter account that Mendoza’s film “Ma’Rosa” is part of the main competition of the prestigious festival

Mendoza’s film will compete with other thirty-eight films from different countries.

This is the fourth film that Mendoza submitted to Cannes. The first film was “Serbis” in 2008, “Kinatay” in 2009 where he won best director, and “Taklub” in 2015.

Source: http://www.philstar.com/entertainment/2016/04/14/1572830/brillante-mendoza-makes-cut-cannes-main-competition

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