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Cinema Loses Two Masters: Bergman and Antonioni

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Death this week claimed two of the world's most influential filmmakers in as many days — Michelangelo Antonioni, who died Monday at the age of 94, and Ingmar Bergman, who died Sunday at 89. In a generation of European filmmakers who enlarged the range of subject matter and approaches thought suitable for movies, they were titans.

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8 Pinoys make it to Hollywood Boot Camp

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IN anticipation of the premiere of the reality TV show shot in Hollywood, Hollywood Boot Camp, Bigfoot Entertainment and QTV-11 revealed the identities of the eight Filipinos who made it to the finals, Hollywood Boot Camp brought eight young Filipinos to Los Angeles for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to participate in the filming of a Hollywood film, Bigfoot’s horror flick Midnight Movie.

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'Tribu' is Best Film of Cinemalaya 2007

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Tribu won Best Full-Length Feature Film at the glittering rites attended by artists and supporters of independent cinema at the Cultural Center of the Philippine’s Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, hosted by Agot Isidro and Sid Lucero.

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Lav Diaz Documentary is Closing Film at Orizzonti Section of Venice Film Festival

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From Winrico Santiago:

Lav Diaz's new work "Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto" (Death in the Land of Encantos) is the Closing Film (also In competition) of the Orizzonti section of Venice.

 

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Philippines' ‘Tuli’ wins LA film fest grand jury award

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Philippines' ‘Tuli’ wins LA film fest grand jury award

By Ruben V. Nepales
Inquirer
Last updated 08:22pm (Mla time) 07/23/2007

MANILA, Philippines -- “Tuli” (Circumcision), a film by internationally acclaimed Filipino director Auraeus Solito, won the grand jury award for international narrative feature Sunday evening in Outfest, one of the world’s largest gay and lesbian film festivals and the largest film festival in Southern California.

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Iza Calzado to Star in Hollywood Film Remake

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Filipina actress Iza Calzado will play the lead role in Echo, the Hollywood remake of Regal Films' Sigaw, directed by Yam Laranas.

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Cherry Pie Picache wins Best Actress at the Durban Film Festival

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ACTRESS Cherry Pie Picache has won the Best Actress award for her role in the Philippine entry “Summer Heat” in the recent 28th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) held from June 20 to July 1, the Department of Foreign Affairs announced on July 10.

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Ramona Diaz Films Adventures of Filipino Teachers in United States

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MANILA, Philippines–Sleep-deprived, Filipino-American filmmaker Ramona Diaz’s mind was swirling with all sorts of “compelling” images: African-American girls dancing and chanting “Pen-pen de Sarapen.” An American school principal and janitress swaying to “Pinoy Ako [I’m Filipino],” the theme of the ABS-CBN reality show “Pinoy Big Brother.” And her film’s Caucasian cinematographer insisting on changing his citizenship to Filipino.

New People's Army Mindanao Video Coverage

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We will be hosting on our website the video KILAB a coverage of the NPA's raid of a police headquarters in Magpet, North Cotabato last June 2005. In this daring & well planned tactical offensive, no shots were fired and nobody was hurt nor injured in the entire duration. The sucessful raid earned a number of high powered firearms and ammunition for the people's army.

ISNAYP website hosts 3 NDFP Videos

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ISNAYP website now hosts video productions of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines Secretariat. Resurgence! The 25th anniversary video of the NDFP produced in 1998, and a video presentation of the NDFP's 12 Point Program and Allied Organizations are now available for download at the ISNAYP website. You can also watch these videos directly via the ISNAYP YouTube channel.

Visit the ISNAYP Website now at http://isnayp.blogspot.com/

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