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Contemporary Philippine Cinema

Contemporary Philippine Cinema

MoMA presents a survey of Philippine film from around 2000 to the present, a period known as the Third Golden Age of Philippine cinema (following the first golden age, in the 1950s, and the second, from the 1970s to the early 1980s).

The Philippines’ current wave of sustained creativity is unusual in its diversity of genre and style, audacious formal experimentation, and multiplicity of personal, social, and political perspectives. Defying simple description, this dizzying array of distinct cinematic statements makes it an exceptionally unique, vibrant movement.

From Lav Diaz’s minimalist tales rendered at epic lengths or Brillante Mendoza’s gritty realist portrayals of the margins of society, to Raya Martin’s experimentation with storytelling and form, Ditsi Carolino’s stark documentaries following the disenfranchised, and Erik Matti’s riveting thrillers, contemporary Filipino filmmakers push cinematic boundaries and consider subjects as varied as colonial legacy, a decade of martial law, drugs, crime, corruption, fertility, and migrant workers. The exhibition includes 18 films by 13 directors.

Read A New Golden Age: Contemporary Philippine Cinema

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Brillante joins Cannes 70th anniversary photo call

Brillante joins Cannes 70th anniversary photo call

Brillante Ma Mendoza stands behind Monica Bellucci and Benicio Del Toro at the 70th anniversary photo call. (Photo credits: Philippine Daily Inquirer)

 

Organizers describe it as “quite a family portrait.” This photo call to end all photo calls was organized to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival.

For this “exceptional” photo call, 113 screen luminaries from all over the globe were invited “to pay tribute to the fest”: former Palme d’Or winners (who were seated in the front row, of course), best actor and actress recipients, past and present jury members and renowned guests.

Representing the Philippines is filmmaker Brillante Ma Mendoza, who won best director in Cannes for “Kinatay” in 2009.

Mendoza joined Hollywood/world cinema stars Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Will Smith, Jessica Chastain, Kirsten Dunst, Charlize Theron, Benicio Del Toro, Elle Fanning, Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal, Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Monica Bellucci, Salma Hayek, Shu Qi, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, and acclaimed filmmakers Jane Campion, Pedro Almodovar, Michael Haneke, Bille August, Dario Argento, Costa-Gavras, Oliver Stone, Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro and Sofia Coppola. Say fromage (cheese)! —BAYANI SAN DIEGO JR.

 

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Patron of La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut français

Patron of La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut français

Brillante Mendoza is the 2017 patron of La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut français (formerly known as the Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde). This choice shows the Institut français’s commitment to cultural diversity and dialogue, which are central to its activities.

Brillante Mendoza, who follows in the footsteps of Jia Zhang-Ke, is one of Asia’s most renowned contemporary filmmakers, and has won awards at the Festival de Cannes. He will support the directors and producers taking part in La Fabrique Cinéma at Cannes by helping them to develop and finalize their first and second feature film projects.

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3 works by Brillante Mendoza at the The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York

3 works by Brillante Mendoza at the The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York

Filipino film classics will be screened at the The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York this June

3 works by Brillante Mendoza will be screened, including the film that won Jaclyn Jose a Best Actress trophy at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, “Ma’ Rosa.” Ma’ Rosa

MoMA has selected 18 films by 13 directors for the month-long event. In the lineup are works by critically acclaimed directors Lav Diaz, Raya Martin, Brillante Mendoza, and more.

Read more http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/lifestyle/content/609683/films-from-third-golden-age-of-phl-cinema-to-be-screened-at-moma/story/

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Photos: Presscon of PAGTATAPOS

Photos: Presscon of PAGTATAPOS

 

Brillante Mendoza Presents featuring Pagtatapos here at Director’s Club, SM Megamall. Catch the line-up of monthly episodes only on TV5. This presscon is well-attended by TV5 President & CEO Coach Chot Reyes, SM SVP for Marketing & Communications Ms. Millie Dizon and award-winning director Brillante Mendoza written by Jericho Aguado.

Cast includes Gabby Padilla, Nonie Buencamino, Shamaine Centenera Buencamino, Olivia Bugayong, Joni Galeste, Renzo Arboleda

Don’t miss the airing date of PAGTATAPOS this Saturday, APRIL 22, 9:30PM only on TV5!

#BrillanteMendozaPresents #Pagtatapos #TV5 #BrillanteMendoza

 

 

 

 

 

Image courtesy: TV5 Facebook page

 

Image courtesy: TV5 Facebook page
Image courtesy: TV5 Facebook page

 

Image courtesy: TV5 Facebook page: Award-winning actress Raquel Villavicencio plays Angeli 

 

With PHSA Director Vim Nadera, actress Raquel Villavicencio and dancer-choreographer Sir Nonoy Froilan

 

Dancer-choreographer Sir Nonoy Froilan with PHSA Director Vim Nadera

 

 

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Brillante Mendoza, Best Director at 2017 Malaysia Global Awards

Brillante Mendoza, Best Director at 2017 Malaysia Global Awards

World-renowned filmmaker Brillante Mendoza bags another achievement for his 2016 film Ma’Rosa at the 2017 Malaysia Global Awards.

The film is about Rosa (Jaclyn Jose),  a mother who runs a small convenience store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small amounts of drugs on the side. It  also earned Mendoza the same award at the 54th Gijón International Film Festival last year. “Ma’ Rosa” was also selected to compete for the Palme d’Or trophy at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, with Jose eventually clinching the Best Actress award there.

Aside from Mendoza, Philippine-Malaysian film “Singing In Graveyards” also bagged the Best Film award at the Malaysian Global Awards.

See full list of winners here

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TV5 Partners with Brillante Mendoza

TV5 Partners with Brillante Mendoza

TV5 CEO Chot Reyes Explains 2017 Content Partnership with Direk Brillante Mendoza.

“Brillante Mendoza Presents”: Monthly Made-for-Television Movies.

TV5 proudly announced its collaboration with Director Brillante “Dante” Mendoza, one of the most prominent Filipino filmmakers today.
He has produced a body of work that garnered awards and recognition from local and international film festivals.

Mapapanood once a month ang kanyang mga made-for-television movies sa “Brillante Mendoza Presents” exclusively made for TV5 na magsisimula na sa January 21, 2017.

At ang isa pa niyang obra, ang “AMO” isang 13-episode series na magsisimula naman sa Pebrero.

Watch the video by Rain De Ocampo.

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