Sinag Maynila 2020 Full Length Finalists Revealed

The Year 6 Full-Length Roster is in! After a three-month call-out period, Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival has selected the five (5) screenplays, from which the Full-Length entries for 2020 will be based. They are: Acetylene Love by Adolf Alix, Jr. He Who Is Without Sin by Jason Paul Laxamana… Continue reading

Tu Pug Imatuy, Part of Cinema Centenario’s National Indigenous People’s Month Special

Arbi Barbarona‘s Sinag Maynila 2017 Best Picture Winner, Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill) will have a special screening this October 27, Sunday, 2:45PM, as part of Cinema Centenario‘s weekend-long National Indigenous People’s Month celebration. The film will be preceded a Saturday screening of the digitally-restored and remastered classic Banaue:… Continue reading

Jino To Mari wins 10 Awards at FACINE 26

Joselito Altarejos‘ Jino to Mari was the major winner at the 26th Annual Filipino International Cine Festival (FACINE), held from October 18-20, 2019 at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco, California. The film earned both awards and citations in every category it was nominated for at the awarding ceremonies held… Continue reading

“Jino to Mari” to Close FACINE26

Joselito Altarejos‘ Sinag Maynila 2019 Box Office Awardee Jino To Mari will be the closing film of the 26th Annual Filipino International Cine Festival and Competition (FACINE) this October 20, 2019, 6:30PM at the Roxie Theater in 3117-16th Street, San Francisco, California, USA. It can be recalled that the film took home three other… Continue reading

“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