“El Peste” wins 4 EPIFF Awards

Victory by vermin.  Richard V. Somes‘ 2018 Full Length entry El Peste emerged as the runaway winner at the recent European Philippine International Film Festival (EPIFF) held last May 19 in Florence, Italy. The macabre tale about a sociopathic pest control agent who uses rats to fulfil his desires scored the following accolades:… Continue reading

“Lakbayan” is Sinag Maynila 2019’s Opening Film

The “journey” comes full circle. After a fruitful international run, Lakbayan, the collaborative opus by reknowned Filipino auteurs Brillante Mendoza, Lav Diaz, and Kidlat Tahimik, will open this year’s Sinag Maynila Film Festival. The 3-part omnibus will be shown as part of the 2019 Opening Ceremonies on Wednesday, April 3, 7:30PM at The Podium… Continue reading