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Brillante Mendoza

PH wins Best Director, Best Film in Malaysia Int’l Filmfest

The Philippines won two awards at the 2017 Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA), one for renowned Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza

Two Filipino films bag Top Prizes in France and Rotterdam filmfests

Filipino films continue to make headlines at International Film Festivals. "Bagahe" (which literally means "baggage" in Tagalog), a film about a Filipino domestic worker won...

Leinil Francis Yu illustrates latest Marvel Comics Captain America Issue #6

Marvel Comics has released the 6th and final issue of the relaunched Captain America series illustrated by Filipino comic book artist Leinil Francis Yu. “WINTER...
Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga appears in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Broadway star Lea Salonga has been cast as a guest star in the season finale of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, the hit American television comedy-musical.
Ang Babaeng Humayo by Lav Diaz

Lav Diaz wins Best Director in Dublin

Lav Diaz has bagged another Best Director award for his film, “Ang Babaeng Humayo (The Woman Who Left),” this time from the Dublin Film Critics Circle
Jun Lana

Jun Lana wins Best Director in India film festival

Director Jun Robles Lana won his second Best Director award for his indie film “Anino sa Likod ng Buwan (Shadow Behind the Moon)”

Xian Lim makes Filipinos proud as host of international pageant in Myanmar

Filipino actor Xian Lim was the pride of the Philippines at the Miss Grand International 2018 pageant in Myanmar.
Karla Garcia

Broadway’s Hamilton casts first Filipino company actor

Hamilton, the new hit Broadway musical depicting a retelling of the life of United States Founding Father Alexander Hamilton
The Crescent Rising

Mindanawon docu triumphs in Sokor Filmfest

The Mindanawon documentary “The Crescent Rising,” by filmmaker Sheron Dayoc has won Best Asian Documentary at the 21st Busan International
Lav DIaz and Brilliante Mendoza

Brilliante Mendoza, Lav Diaz join Oscars’ Academy

Internationally-renowned film directors Brillante Mendoza and Lav Diaz have been welcomed to the Oscars’ Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Lea Salonga earns 1st Grammy nomination for Once On This Island cast album

Broadway star Lea Salonga is marking another first with a Grammy nomination for the 2018 cast album of “Once On This Island (OOTI)” – the Broadway musical she topbilled as it was restaged in 2017.
Die Beautiful

Paolo Ballesteros wins Best Actor award in Tokyo Int’l Fest

Portraying himself as Hollywood actress Julia Roberts in fully clad stunning gold gown, television-host and actor Paolo Ballesteros received the Best Actor Award

Top Stories of the Week

“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.