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Leonor Will Never Die

CINEMATIC HALO-HALO: LEONOR WILL NEVER DIE

CINEMATIC HALO-HALO:  MAGICAL REALISM AND METACINEMA IN LEONOR WILL NEVER DIE – Martika Ramirez Escobar’s debut feature Leonor Will Never Die received a standing ovation during its Philippine premiere (which the filmmakers refer to as their “local luwal”) on the opening night of Cinemalaya 18 last August 05, 2022.  The atmosphere inside the Cultural Center …

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TRIP TO QUIAPO: FREE SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOPS BY RICKY LEE

Cinemalaya is now accepting applications for two online scriptwriting events to be conducted by acclaimed-screenwriter Ricky Lee. Through the Cinemalaya Institute Training Programs, the award-winning screenwriter will hold a 3-hour Scriptwriting Masterclass on April 14 which will focus on the fundamentals of storytelling for film. The masterclass will start at 02:00 PM (GMT Philippine Standard …

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Cinemalaya film “ISKA” will be available on Netflix on Nov. 19

Those who missed Ruby Ruiz’s award-winning performance on “ISKA” will now have a chance to watch it on Netflix starting November 19, 2020. The Cinemalaya 2019 contender won the Best Actress Award by Ruiz playing a loving but impoverished grandmother of an autistic child tragicomically loses everything and turns into someone society reckons her to …

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