At the Minsk International Film Festival – Listapad

At the Minsk International Film Festival – Listapad

After the successful Tokyo International Film Festival, the Directorate of Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” was honored to invite Director Brillante Mendoza to the 22nd Minsk International Film Festival held on November 6th-13th, 2015. Being one of the most spectacular events in the cultural life of its country, Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad” is held annually in the …

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LOLA at TIFF 2015

LOLA at TIFF 2015

Tokyo International Film Festival 2015: Wilson Tieng, CEO of major distribution company Solar Entertainment Corporation, and distributor of ‘Lola’ with Brillante Mendoza during the Q&A session. Brillante Mendoza has five films in this years TIFF – Lola, Serbis, Foster Child, Thy Womb and Taklub. He is also part of the omnibus project called Asian Three Fold …

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28th Tokyo International Film Festival

28th Tokyo International Film Festival

The 28th TIFF opening held on Wednesday – October 22, 2015 at Roppongi Hills, there were also activities at Shinjuku Wald 9, Shinjuku Piccadilly, TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku and other theaters in Tokyo. The Red Carpet was held at Roppongi Hills, started with the appearance of Pepper, the world’s first robot to understand human emotions. Last year, …

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Brillante Mendoza, QC Outstanding Citizen Awardee

Brillante Mendoza, QC Outstanding Citizen Awardee

Brillante Mendoza is one of Quezon City’s Most Outstanding Awardee given on October 19 at the Smart Araneta in Cubao, Quezon City. The award was presented by QC Mayor Herbert Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte. This year, 11 individuals and 5 organizations were selected by the Quezon City MANUEL L. QUEZON GAWAD PARANGAL SELECTION …

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Taklub, Beirut Film Festival Best Feature Film

Taklub, Beirut Film Festival Best Feature Film

Taklub, by Brillante Mendoza is voted by the audience as Best Feature Film at the Beirut Film Festival. The Beirut International Film Festival 15th Edition was held on October 7-15, 2015. Beirut International Film Festival is Lebanon’s oldest and most prestigious film festival. The annual competition includes categories for feature films, short films and documentaries. …

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At the NETPAC 25th Anniversary in Bangkok

At the NETPAC 25th Anniversary in Bangkok

It was a great crowd, at the screening of ‘Foster Child‘ today, at the FCCT, in the presence of Director, world-renowned film-maker Brillante Mendoza, as well as the much-respected Netpac President Dr Aruna Vasudev. The occasion was the 25th Anniversary of NETPAC ( Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema). The event attracted a large …

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Brillante Mendoza’s Foster Child to be screened in Bangkok

Brillante Mendoza’s Foster Child to be screened in Bangkok

Brillante Mendoza’s film to be screened at NETPAC’s 25th anniversary in Bangkok. “Foster Child”, one of Brillante Mendoza masterpieces, will be screened in Bangkok on October 12, 2015 in a special film event to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC). This is a simple and moving story of …

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Filmfest Cafe [Photos]

Filmfest Cafe [Photos]

IN PHOTO: John Badalu, Delegate Southeast Asia, Berlin International Film Festival Brillante Mendoza, Director of Captive (2012) In Competition, Berlin International Film Festival, The 62nd Berlinale. Jacob Wong, Delegate Asia, Berlin International Film Festival. Wieland Speck, curator of the Berlin International Film Festival. Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most reputable media …

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Brillante Mendoza Film Festival in SM Cauayan [Photos]

Brillante Mendoza Film Festival in SM Cauayan [Photos]

On October 5-6, the Brillante Mendoza Film Festival was held in SM Cauayan, Isabela. The film Bambanti was screened to over 4,000 students. October 5-6, 2015 Cinema 5 and Cinema 6 SM City Cauayan  BAMBANTI is a film from Sinag Maynila directed by Zig Dulay. The search for a missing watch instigates the painful quest for …

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Brillante Mendoza gets achievement award in Russia

Brillante Mendoza gets achievement award in Russia

Published on Tuesday, October 6 in The Philippine Star, page C-6 by: Celso de Guzman Caparas Brillante Mendoza received the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award in the 25th International Film Festival “Message to Man” in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he headed the main competition jury. Mendoza’s masterpieces Lola, Kinatay and Taklub were showcased in the festival. He …

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